A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or influence (Learn More). Sources listed in the Questionable Category may be very untrustworthy and should be fact checked on a per article basis. Please note sources on this list are not considered fake news unless specifically written in the reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.
Overall, we rate The Buffalo Chronicle Questionable based on far right wing bias, a complete lack of transparency, promotion of propaganda/conspiracy theories and several failed fact checks.
Reasoning: Extreme Right, Lack of Transparency, Propaganda, Conspiracy, Failed Fact Checks Country: USA World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 2014, The Buffalo Chronicle is an online news source serving Buffalo and Western New York. The website does not have an about page, nor does it disclose ownership. The website also does not list an editor and the writers lack biographical information.
The website does not disclose ownership, however according to The Canada Land Show, the owner is Matthew Ricchiazzi, who is a “failed municipal candidate in Buffalo.” The website is funded through advertising and subscription fees.
Overall, we rate The Buffalo Chronicle Questionable based on far right wing bias, a complete lack of transparency, promotion of propaganda/conspiracy theories and several failed fact checks. (D. Van Zandt 5/2/2019) Updated (4/2/2020)