Last updated on May 1st, 2021 at 09:04 pm
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- Overall, we rate Asia-Pacific Research a moderate conspiracy website based on the republication of Global Research articles. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting.
Bias Rating: CONSPIRACY-PSEUDOSCIENCE
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: Canada (14/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Asia-Pacific Research is a part of the conspiracy organization the Centre for Research on Globalization network that focuses on news from Asia and Pacific countries. According to their about page “Asia-Pacific Research (APR) is an independent media and research initiative with an editorial team based in Asia, the EU and North America with country-level correspondents in the Asia-Pacific region.”
The domain is registered in Canada.
Funded by / Ownership
The Centre for Research on Globalization owns and publishes Asia-Pacific Research as indicated on the top of pages. Advertising is the primary source of revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Asia-Pacific Research primarily republishes articles from the Centre for Research on Globalization. They also publish original content infrequently such as this Hong Kong’s Paradoxical “Independence” Movement. Asia-Pacific Research sources information.
Editorially, they focus on Asian Democracy with articles such as this Becoming a Democracy—The Example of Nepal. While Asia-Pacific Research does not typically report conspiracies directly, their republication of Global Research articles does. While most Asia-Pacific Research articles discuss legitimate humanitarian concerns, its view of science, economics, and geopolitics can delve into conspiracy theories.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date; however, Global Research has failed many.
Overall, we rate Asia-Pacific Research a moderate conspiracy website based on the republication of Global Research articles. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 5/30/2017) Updated (5/1/2021)