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.
Borderland Alternative Media (BAM)
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Reasoning: Extreme Right, Propaganda, Conspiracy
Notes: Borderland Alternative Media (BAM) is a news and opinion website with an extreme right wing bias in reporting. All articles favor the right and are against the left. BAM uses strong emotional words in both the headlines and article content. While we could not find where Borderland Alternative Media was fact checked, we did discover the use of poor sources such as Natural News, which promotes right wing conspiracy theories and pseudoscience. BAM also promotes both conspiracy and pseudoscience through their repeated criticism of vaccines. Further, as an alternative media source they believe mainstream media promotes propaganda and fake news. Overall, we rate Borderland Alternative Media as Questionable based on extreme right wing bias, poor sourcing and promotion of conspiracies and pseudoscience. (D. Van Zandt 8/27/2017)