Daily Source Bias Check: News Thump

News Thump - Satire - Bias


These sources exclusively use humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Primarily these sources are clear that they are satire and do not attempt to deceive.  See all Satire sources.

  • Overall, we rate News Thump a Satire website based on proper disclosure.

Detailed Report

Country: United Kingdom
World Press Freedom Rank: UK 33/180


Founded in 2010, News Thump is a satirical website from the United Kingdom. According to their about page “NewsThump is a satirical and spoof news website, taking a daily swipe at current affairs from the UK and around the world.”

Read our profile in UK Media and Government.

Funded by / Ownership

News Thump is owned by Thump Publishing LTD. and revenue is derived through advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, News Thump is a satire website based on clearly disclaiming “NewsThump is a satirical and spoof news website.” A sample story reads Jesus arrested after emerging from His tomb during lockdown

Overall, we rate News Thump a Satire website based on proper disclosure. (D. Van Zandt 7/21/2016) Updated (4/13/2020)

Source: http://newsthump.com/

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