Trust ratings for over 5,800 news sites. Written by journalists—not algorithms.

NewsGuard: What You’ll Get
  • Ratings of more than 5,800 websites that account for 95% of engagement with news in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany and Italy.
  • Ratings icons next to links in your links on all of the top search engines, social media platforms, and news aggregation sites.
  • Summaries showing who owns each site, its political leaning if any, and how it performs on nine journalistic criteria.
  • Detailed written descriptions of each site and why they passed or failed the nine 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.
  • A reliability score of 0-100 for each site based on its performance on our nine criteria.
  • Access to each edition of the Misinformation Monitor, our newsletter about online misinformation in the U.S. and Europe.