Last updated on March 1st, 2021 at 12:59 pm
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.
Reasoning: Impostor Site, Fake News, Lack of Transparency
Update: This source is no longer online. (10/23/2019)
Abcnews-us.com is an impostor website that is designed to look like ABC News.
Funded by / Ownership
Information is not provided, however, the site utilizes heavy online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, abcnews-us.com is a fake news website that looks like credible ABC News. A factual search reveals numerous failed fact checks as many people have been duped and shared their fake stories. One example is their publishing of a Pamela Anderson Death Hoax.
Overall, we rate abcnews-us.com a Questionable source based on publishing fake news without a satire disclaimer. (D. Van Zandt 7/16/2018)