The Daily Wire

Daily Wire - Right Bias - Republican - Conservative - Libertarian - Mostly CredibleFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


RIGHT BIAS

These media sources are moderate to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports, and omit information reporting that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Right Bias sources.

  • Overall, we rate The Daily Wire Right Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that align with the conservative right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to the promotion of propaganda and a few failed fact checks.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY

History

The Daily Wire is a politically conservative American news and opinion website founded in 2015 by conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro, who currently serves as Editor-in-Chief. Michael Knowles is the managing editor, and Jeremy Boreing is Chief Operating Officer.

In 2022, Cumulus media “announced a new syndication agreement to deliver Daily Wire digital content to Cumulus radio station websites in key markets across the United States.

Read our profile on the United States government and media.

Funded by / Ownership

Forward Publishing LLC owns the Daily Wire. Forward Publishing is owned and managed by the billionaire Wilks Brothers, who made their money through the fossil fuel industry with Frac Tech. The Wilks brothers are also a part of the extreme Christian right who interpret the bible literally. The website is funded through a subscription and advertising model.

Analysis / Bias

The Daily Wire presents news with a hyper-partisan conservative bias in reporting and wording. For example, headlines are usually sensational and utilize strong emotional language such as this: Democrats Boo God. Then They Quote The Bible To Attack Trump. Virtually every story favors the right and denigrates the left. However, the Daily Wire does not always report favorably on former President Trump and his policies.

When it comes to science they often do not align with climate scientists’ consensus that humans are a significant factor in climate change. See the fact checks below.

Editorially, in 2022, The Daily Wire frequently reports negatively on Democrats using emotional language such as this Joe Biden Recalls The Old Days Of Having Lunch With ‘Real Segregationists’ – Again. Reporting on Republicans tends to be positive such as this Mike Pence Credits Trump Supreme Court Appointments, American People With Probable Overturn Of Roe v. Wade. In general, almost all stories favor the right.

Update: We reviewed their past failed fact checks with this update and found that most were corrected or edited for accuracy. Therefore, we removed fixed failed fact checks, which moved the Daily Wire from the Questionable list. We still rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a few uncorrected fact checks and the fact that they frequently publish stories that require corrections.

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate The Daily Wire Right Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that align with the conservative right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to the promotion of propaganda and a few failed fact checks. (9/2/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 05/08/2022)

Source: https://www.dailywire.com


This poll is for entertainment purposes and does not change our overall rating.


 

Last Updated on May 8, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources