Breitbart News media bias rating is Right.

Breitbart News Network is a politically conservative American news and opinion website headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with additional bureaus in Texas, London and Jerusalem. AllSides currently rates Breitbart's media bias as right, with a high confidence level.

As of August 2019, a small number of community members (7,950) disagreed with this rating. Those who disagreed gave Breitbart an average bias rating of 27.6, meaning they believe Breitbart to be closer to a Lean Right rating. Community votes do not determine our ratings; they simply act as valuable feedback that our ratings may be off. In this case, AllSides believes its rating to be accurate.

According to Pew Research, 79 percent of Breitbart’s audience reported having political views that are right-of-center.

Breitbart has been the involved in notable, often controversial stories, including:

  • The ACORN 2009 undercover videos controversy. See details on Wikipedia, Christian Science Monitor, and Breitbart.
  • The firing of Shirley Sherrod. See details on Wikipedia and articles on Breitbart.
  • The Anthony Weiner sexting scandal.
  • The “Friends of Hamas” story. See coverage on Breitbart and the New Yorker..
  • More about Breitbart

    Breitbart was founded in 2007 by conservative commentator and entrepreneur Andrew Breitbart. It initially featured wire stories and direct links to a number of major international organizations. Since then, Breitbart has developed to include more original content, with website components including, and

The AllSides Media Bias Rating reflects the average judgment of the American people.

The AllSides Media Bias RatingTM reflects the average judgment of the American people. We don't use a convoluted mathematical or artificial intelligence model, but instead have regular people representing the broad spectrum of Americans blindly rate the bias of articles. That produces a fair, verifiable bias rating.

This media bias rating was determined using the following levels of bias verification.

Basis of Rating:

Blind Survey
Third Party Data
Community Feedback
Editorial Review
Secondary Research

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Unless otherwise noted, this bias rating refers only to news articles on their web site, not from opinion pieces or what is broadcasted on TV or radio. The opinion writers from the same media source may have different bias ratings, so individual writers often are rated separately.