Accessibility ranking

As part of its archiving routine, our system conducts routine accessibility audits using Google’s open-source Lighthouse tool. Accessibility is a measurement of how legible and useful a page is for users, including those with disabilities like visual impairment.

This page ranks the 228 sites with 10 or more observations over the last seven days by median accessibility score. The value is the weighted average of a basket of metrics gathered by Lighthouse. Scores of 90 or greater are considered good. Scores of 50 to 89 are described as needing improvement. Scores below 50 are rated as poor.

This past week the median across all sites was 85. Here’s the distribution of scores.

Here’s a ranking of all sites from best to worst.

Rank Site Score
1 Charlie Hebdo 100
1 Chicago Sun-Times 100
1 Evanston RoundTable 100
1 Financial Times 100
1 The Globe and Mail 100
6 Los Angeles Times 99
7 Block Club Chicago 98
7 Bloomberg Japan 98
7 Economist 98
7 FRANCE 24 98
7 Federalist 98
7 France 24 English 98
7 Le Monde in English 98
7 London Review of Books 98
7 Mediapart 98
7 Pitchfork 98
7 RFI 98
7 SBT news 98
7 San Diego Union Tribune 98
7 Spectator 98
7 TIME 98
22 Bloomberg 97
22 Jezebel 97
22 NPR 97
22 Paris Review 97
26 Above the Law 96
26 BFMTV 96
26 Bongino Report 96
26 First Things 96
26 In These Times 96
26 Lever 96
26 NHK 96
26 PBS News Hour 96
26 Quillette 96
26 WBEZ 96
36 Belfast News Letter 95
36 Bulwark 95
36 Harvey World Herald 95
36 ZeroHedge 95
40 Agência Amazônia 94
40 Flight Global 94
40 Le Monde 94
40 Libération 94
40 New Statesman 94
40 Observatório da Imprensa 94
40 Truthout 94
40 Yomiuri shinbun 94
40 inewsource 94
49 Knock.LA 93
49 New York Times 93
49 Scotsman 93
52 Daily Caller 92
52 Daily Herald 92
52 Huffington Post 92
52 LAist 92
52 More Perfect Union 92
52 Rio Times 92
52 g1 92
59 KPBS 91
59 South Side Weekly 91
59 Strikewave 91
59 The Nation 91
59 Washington Post 91
59 Wonkette 91
65 BBC 90
65 Cicero Independiente 90
65 Injustice Watch 90
65 The Telegraph 90
69 Bellingcat 89
69 Chicago Reader 89
69 Correio Braziliense 89
69 Just the News 89
69 Mother Jones 89
69 Vox 89
75 Alma Preta 88
75 Belfast Telegraph 88
75 Chunichi Shimbun 88
75 Epoch Times 88
75 InfoAmazonia 88
75 Iowa City Press-Citizen 88
75 Le Figaro 88
75 New Scientist 88
75 Nikkei 88
75 Slate 88
75 The Desert Sun 88
75 UOL Notícias 88
75 USA Today 88
75 Ventura County Star 88
75 WTTW 88
90 Wall Street Journal 87
91 CNN Brasil 87
91 Chicago Tribune 87
91 Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting 87
91 Gateway Pundit 87
91 New Republic 87
91 One America News Network 87
91 Rádio CBN 87
91 Voice of San Diego 87
91 Washington Examiner 87
91 Yahoo! News 87
91 i 87
102 Associated Press 86
102 Borderless 86
102 Breitbart 86
102 Chicago Reporter 86
102 Daily Wire 86
102 Diário Popular 86
102 Folha de S.Paulo 86
102 The Times 86
102 Voice of OC 86
102 WND News 86
112 Austin Weekly News 85
112 Orange County Register 85
112 Riverside Press-Enterprise 85
112 Salon 85
112 The Baltimore Sun 85
112 Townhall 85
112 franceinfo 85
119 Estadão 84
119 Simple Flying 84
119 Zero Hora 84
122 American Independent 83
122 Fox News 83
122 KCRW 83
122 NBC Chicago 83
122 RT 83
122 Telemundo Chicago 83
122 Washington Times 83
122 revista piauí 83
130 Drudge Report 82
130 Izvestia 82
130 KPCC 82
130 KTLA 82
130 L.A. Taco 82
130 L’Obs 82
130 Poder 360 82
130 Unicorn Riot 82
138 AlterNet 81
138 American Prospect 81
138 City Journal 81
138 Daily Record 81
138 Dispatch 81
138 Evening Standard 81
138 Human Events 81
138 Media Matters 81
138 Quad City Times 81
138 Valor Econômico 81
138 Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier 81
149 20 Minutes 80
149 Asahi Shimbun 80
149 CBS Chicago 80
149 CBS News 80
149 CNN 80
149 Daily Kos 80
149 FOX 11 Los Angeles 80
149 KCAU 80
149 O Globo 80
149 Oldie 80
159 Agência Brasil 79
159 Lance 79
159 Le Huffington Post 79
159 Metrópoles 79
159 The Sun 79
159 Univision Chicago 79
165 Dubuque Telegraph Herald 78
165 Fortaleza 78
165 Jacobin 78
165 Jiji 78
165 Le Parisien 78
165 Newsmax 78
165 Scottish Sun 78
165 Washington Free Beacon 78
173 Baffler 77
173 Blaze 77
173 DePaulia 77
173 Gazeta do Povo 77
173 Jornal A Tarde 77
173 Jornal do Brasil 77
173 O Povo 77
173 Sankei Shimbun 77
173 The Guardian 77
173 UnHerd 77
173 WGN 77
184 Infowars 76
184 Intercept 76
184 Labor Notes 76
187 14 East 75
187 Intercept Brazil 75
187 NBC News 75
190 Portal Imprensa 74
190 Reason 74
192 Common Dreams 73
192 Daily Herald 73
192 ISTOÉ 73
192 Los Angeles Sentinel 73
192 Private Eye 73
197 Lenta.ru 72
197 MSNBC 72
197 National 72
197 Novaya Gazeta 72
197 Ottumwa Courier 72
197 Raw Story 72
197 The Independent 72
204 Better Government Association 71
204 Common Sense 71
204 Omelete 71
207 Diario de Pernambuco 70
207 Power Line 70
209 ABC News 69
209 Daily Echo 69
209 Democracy Now! 69
209 Thousand Oaks Acorn 69
213 Atlanta Journal-Constitution 68
213 Daily Mirror 68
213 HotAir 68
213 National Review 68
213 RedState 68
218 O Progresso 67
219 Daily Mail 66
220 The TriiBE 66
221 ABC7 61
221 Capital & Main 61
223 Seikyo Shimbun 60
224 Agência Pública 56
224 Estado de Minas 56
224 Sputnik 56
227 Gazeta.Ru 52
228 RIA Novosti 44