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Low Factual Reporting - Fake News - Not Credible

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Sources in the Conspiracy-Pseudoscience category may publish unverifiable information that is not always supported by evidence. These sources may be untrustworthy for credible/verifiable information, therefore fact checking and further investigation is recommended on a per article basis when obtaining information from these sources. See all Conspiracy-Pseudoscience sources.

  • Overall, we rate Awareness Act a Tin Foil Hat Conspiracy and Quackery level Pseudoscience website based on the routine publication of false or unproven information.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: Unknown

History

A domain search indicates the domain was registered in 2012, however content on the website dates back to 2016. Awareness Act is a conspiracy and pseudoscience website that does not have an about page or discloses ownership. 

Funded by / Ownership

Although the website does not disclose ownership a Google Search reveals that Darbi West may be an owner. Again, this is not verified. Awareness Act generates revenue through advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Awareness Act primarily publishes pseudoscience related material such as Spirituality and Astrology. They also report on health and wellness that is not always medically supported. For example in this story, 7 Reasons Why You Should Never Eat Another M&M Candy Again, Awareness Act claims that Mars removed Red M&M’s in 1976 and reintroduced them in 1987 due to a study in 1971 that showed the Red Dye used caused cancer. First, no other study has ever came to that conclusion and second M&M’s never used the Dye in question. They removed Red M&M’s due to public perception

The website also publishes sensationalized headlines that do not match the content of the story. For example, in this story Study Shows GM Soy Kills Baby Rats In Only Three Weeks – What Is It Doing To Our Children?, the source is a Russian study that was actually inconclusive. The author of the study states “GMOs alone may not cause the effects and that it was important to note that other contaminants may have played part in the issues encountered.”

Besides routinely publishing misleading pseudoscience articles, they also produce conspiracy stories related to 9-11. When we previously reviewed this website they had numerous conspiracy stories related to the WTC being brought down by a controlled demolition. Those stories have been removed. 

A factual search reveals numerous failed fact checks. Below are just a few.

Overall, we rate Awareness Act a Tin Foil Hat Conspiracy and Quackery level Pseudoscience website based on the routine publication of false or unproven information. (D. Van Zandt 10/10/2016) Updated (8/25/2019)

Source: http://awarenessact.com/

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