Introducing: NewsGuard

We help you decide which news sources to trust — with scores from humans, not algorithms.

NewsGuard gives you all the context you need as you read news online. Try NewsGuard today for free with a two-week trial. After two weeks, membership costs just $4.95/month in the U.S. and Canada, £4.95 in the UK or €4.95 in the EU.

How It Works

  • NewsGuard’s browser extension displays NewsGuard trust score icons next to links on search engines, social media feeds, and other platforms.
  • Hover over an icon to see a summary of NewsGuard’s assessment of each site—written by trained analysts with journalism experience.
  • Click through to see a detailed review and “Nutrition Label” for the site written by NewsGuard’s analysts.

NewsGuard Membership: What You’ll Get

  • Unlimited access to our browser extension trust scores for more than 8,500 websites that account for 95% of engagement with news in the U.S., U.K., Canada, France, Germany, Austria and Italy.
  • Trust score 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 NewsGuard’s mobile apps for iOS and Android.
  • Access to each edition of the Misinformation Monitor, our newsletter about online misinformation in North America and Europe.