Canada Free Press

Canada Free Press - Questionable Source - Fake News - PropagandaFactual Reporting: Low - Not Credible - Not Reliable - Fake News - Bias


QUESTIONABLE SOURCE

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 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.

  • Overall, we rate Canada Free Press Questionable based on extreme right-wing bias, promotion of conspiracies, and numerous false claims.

Detailed Report

Reasoning: Propaganda, Conspiracy, Some Fake News
Bias Rating: EXTREME RIGHT
Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: Canada
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE 
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY

History

Canada Free Press is a conservative Canadian news and opinion website. Ironically, they promote American Nationalism through their motto: “Because without America, there is no Free World” The website is founded by Judi Ann T. McLeod, formerly a reporter for a series of newspapers in Ontario.

Read our profile on the Canadian government’s influence on media.

Funded by / Ownership

Judi McLeod owns the website, funded through heavy online advertising.

Analysis / Bias

Canada Free Press is an overtly Christian, extreme right website that peddles conspiracy theories such as Obama being an Islamic Terrorist and 9/11 as an inside job. They also promote pseudosciences such as human-influenced Climate Change Denial and Creationism.

Canada Free Press routinely uses strong loaded wording that always favors the right such as this: New Poll Results Freaking out Democrats. When it comes to sourcing, they favor right biased sources and occasionally use sources that we have rated as Questionable.

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate Canada Free Press Questionable based on extreme right-wing bias, promotion of conspiracies, and numerous false claims. (10/2/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 05/13/2022)

Source: https://canadafreepress.com/

Last Updated on May 13, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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