The Daily Wire
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- Community Feedback: ratings
Blind Survey: May 2022
- AllSides has medium confidence in this bias rating.
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About The Daily Wire
The Daily Wire is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Right.
What a "Right" Rating Means
Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Right display media bias in ways that strongly align with conservative, traditional, or right-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Right bias is the most conservative rating on the political spectrum.Learn more about Right ratings
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The Daily Wire Rated Right in May 2022 Blind Bias Survey
On average, people across the political spectrum rated The Daily Wire as Right in the May 2022 AllSides Blind Bias Survey, confirming its rating at the time.
A total of 854 people from across the political spectrum rated the bias of The Daily Wire. The weighted average of responses was 4.95, on a scale from -9 to 9, which is in the Right category. The middle 50% of responses lied between 3.09 (Right) and 6.20 (Right).
On average, all respondents – regardless of self-reported bias or political party affiliation – perceived The Daily Wire as Right.
During a Blind Bias Survey, people from all sides of the political spectrum and a diverse array of ages and geographic locations rate the bias of content from a media outlet blindly, meaning all identifying branding information is removed. Sign up for a Blind Bias Survey here.
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As of December 2022, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Daily Wire. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Right bias.
Confidence LevelConfidence is determined by how many reviews have been applied and consistency of data.
As of December 2022, AllSides has medium confidence in our Right rating for The Daily Wire. Two bias reviews have affirmed this rating or multiple reviews have returned differing results. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.
The Daily Wire was founded in 2015 and is based in Los Angeles. The website hosts two daily online news shows, The Ben Shapiro Show and The Andrew Klavan Show. Shapiro was the youngest nationally syndicated columnist in the U.S. at the age of 17. Klavan identifies himself as a conservative, and in a 2011 article referred to himself as a libertarian.
The Daily Wire Ownership and FundingFunding and ownership do not influence bias ratings. We rate the bias of content only.
Owner: Bentkey Ventures, LLC
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The Daily Wire was created in 2015 by Ben Shapiro and Jeremy Boreing. They received several million dollars of seed funding from Dan and Farris Wilks. In June 2020, Shapiro stepped down from his role as editor-in-chief, which he had held since the site's founding. John Bickley was announced as the site's next editor-in-chief.
Financing and ownership information last updated March 11, 2021 If you think this information is out of date or needs to be updated, please contact us.