Get NewsGuard for Microsoft Edge

NewsGuard is free on the Edge browser—courtesy of Microsoft.

NewsGuard shows you trust ratings for 35,000+ news and information sources–written by trained journalists based on nine journalistic criteria. We tell you who’s behind each site, how it’s funded, and whether you can trust it.

With our browser extension, you’ll see NewsGuard’s trust scores right next to links on search engines and social media feeds across all major platforms. You can click on each score to access our detailed Nutrition Label, so you know who’s feeding you the news. Learn More.

NewsGuard requires a monthly subscription for access on most internet browsers—but it’s free for all users of the Edge browser thanks to Microsoft, which has sponsored NewsGuard as a tool to fight misinformation and disinformation online.

For access on mobile devices, download Microsoft Edge for iOS or Android, then enable “News Ratings” in the app settings.

Trust ratings for over 35,000 news and information sources across nine global markets. Written by journalists—not algorithms.

What You’ll Get:

  • Unlimited access to our browser extension trust scores for more than 35,000+ news sources that account for 95% of engagement with news in the U.S., U.K., Canada, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Australia, and New Zealand.
  • Trust score icons next to links in your links on all of the top search engines, social media platforms, and news aggregation sites such as Google, Bing, Facebook, X, and others.
  • A trust score out of 100 and detailed “Nutrition Label” summaries for each website, showing who owns each site, its political leaning if any, and how it performs against NewsGuard’s nine journalistic criteria.
  • Warnings on hoax healthcare sites peddling unreliable advice and miracle cures.
  • Warnings on political propaganda news sites funded by campaigns or PACs.
  • Warnings on from hoaxes, conspiracy theories, advertising posing as news, and other unreliable sites.