Babylon Bee

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SATIRE

These sources exclusively use humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Primarily these sources are clear that they are satire and do not attempt to deceive.  See all Satire sources.

  • Overall, we rate the Babylon Bee a satire website based on proper identification, that makes light of Christianity and conservative politics.

Detailed Report

Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180

History

Founded in 2016, The Babylon Bee is a Christian news satire website. Their tagline reads: The Babylon Bee is Your Trusted Source For Christian News Satire.

Funded by / Ownership

The Babylon Bee does not disclose ownership on the website. They are funded through advertising and an online shop that sells merchandise.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Babylon Bee clearly identifies themselves as satire through their tagline. In general, the satire on this website is directed at Christians and Conservatives such as this: Local Man Fires Off Flare Gun Inside Hobby Lobby To Locate Wife and this Local Christian Squeezes In Quick, Silent Prayer Before Telling Friend, ‘I’m Praying For You’. They also enjoy poking fun at President Trump: Trump Announces Illegal Immigrant Gladiator Games. On a whole, the Babylon Bee would most appeal to a secular audience or a very thick skinned Christian with a good sense of humor.

Overall, we rate the Babylon Bee a satire website based on proper identification, that makes light of Christianity and conservative politics. (D. Van Zandt 1/21/2017) Updated (5/26/2019)

Source: https://babylonbee.com

 

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