abcnews-us.com

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QUESTIONABLE SOURCE

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

History

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 the 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)

Source: http://www.abcnews-us.com/

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