Is CNN.com a reliable source?

This is how independent third parties assess the credibility and media bias of this source.
OVERALL RATING:35 +, 25 -
    CNN.com scores a total of 35 Plus Points and 25 Minus Points in our evaluation of journalistic quality.
    This corresponds to a score of 57* resp. the grade C (satisfactory).

    Grade Score
    very good A+ > 89
    A 89 - 84
    A- 83 - 79
    good B+ 78 - 74
    B 73 - 69
    B- 68 - 63
    satisfactory C+ 62 - 58
    C 57 - 53
    C- 52 - 47
    sufficient D+ 46 - 44
    D 43 - 40
    D- 39 - 37
    poor E+ 36 - 33
    E 32 - 30
    E- 29 - 26
    insufficient F < 26
    *: (35 + 5 BP) * 100 / (35 + 5 BP + 25 + 5 BP)
Grade composition
The overall rating is made up of the following individual ratings from independent third parties:
Ad Fontes Media12 +, 8 -
Ad Fontes Media, Inc. is a media watchdog organization based in Colorado that is best known for its Media Bias Chart, which ranks media sources based on political bias and reliability. We combine their ratings of individual articles and episodes to create a weighted average, with low-rated items increasingly weighted higher.
    Reliability (Weighted Average)
  • "Medium"
Media Bias/Fact Check12 +, 8 -
Media Bias/Fact Check (MBFC) is an American fact-checking website founded in 2015. It uses a 0-10 scale to rate sites on two areas: bias and factual accuracy. A source rated by MBFC with minimal bias gets 10 plus points. Maximum bias gets 10 minus points. The same principle applies to factual accuracy.
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