AlternativeNews.com

Last updated on December 27th, 2021 at 04:19 pm

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  • Overall, we rate AlternativeNews.com a right-wing Tin-Foil Hat Conspiracy and Quackery Level Pseudoscience website based on the questionable sources they link to.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: RIGHT CONSPIRACY-PSEUDOSCIENCE
Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY

History

AlternativeNews.com is a news aggregation website that pulls news from conspiracy, pseudoscience, and far-right-leaning sources. The website has the tagline “The Independent News Source for Free-Thinking People.” AlternativeNews.com does not have an about page, disclaimer, or ownership disclosure.

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Funded by / Ownership

The website is owned by Mike Adams, who owns several so-called alternative news sites such as Natural News. AlternativeNews.com does not have advertising but rather serves as a portal to websites owned by Mike Adams, hence increasing traffic on the websites he owns.

Analysis / Bias

In review, AlternativeNews.com is a news aggregation website that links to many of Mike Adams Alternative News sites such as Natural News, News Target, Science.news, Climate.news, Trump.news, and Liberty.news. AlternativeNews.com also features the Good Gopher browser that links to Mike Adams’s websites. For background Natural News and News Target both promote right-wing conspiracies and quackery level pseudoscience. See their hyperlinked reviews above. In general, this source’s sole purpose is to promote Mike Adams’ websites and promote junks science, conspiracies, and quackery level pseudoscience. Mike Adam’s websites have been called an “empire of misinformation.

Overall, we rate AlternativeNews.com a right-wing Tin-Foil Hat Conspiracy and Quackery Level Pseudoscience website based on the questionable sources they link to. (D. Van Zandt 2/1/2019) Updated (12/27/2021)

Source: https://alternativenews.com/

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