A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing of 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 the Cancun Post as Left-Center biased and questionable based on being an imposter site that completely lacks transparency, uses poor sourcing techniques, and plagiarizes content.
Questionable Reasoning: Imposter Site, Lack of Transparency, Poor Sourcing, Plagiarism
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MIXED
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: N/A
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Cancun Post is an online English-language news website focusing on topics related to Mexican politics, business, culture, sports, and local news related to Cancun. It serves English-speaking ex-pats and international readers. It is a part of the Mexico Daily Post network of websites.
The website lacks transparency as it does not have an about page, name authors, or disclose ownership.
Funded by / Ownership
Cancun Post does not publicly disclose its ownership, and the website provides no further information regarding this. However, it is a part of the Mexico Daily Post network of websites that are all identical to each other. The site generates revenue through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
The Cancun Post does not publish original content but rather republishes content from the Mexico Daily Post, the MDP Newsroom, or other sources. The Mexico Daily Post is an imposter website that lacks transparency, uses poor sourcing techniques, and plagiarizes content. See our full review here.
Further, the Mexico Daily Post/Cancun Post also tends to republish articles that are critical of right-wing figures and movements, such as “Tucker Carlson’s extremist recommendation to the Republicans: The US should bomb Mexico” and “Donald Trump Jr. says it’s no big deal if his dad bombs Mexico,” indicating a left-leaning political bias. In general, this website is an imposter website that is designed to look like a credible news site.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate the Cancun Post as Left-Center biased and questionable based on being an imposter site that completely lacks transparency, uses poor sourcing techniques, and plagiarizes content. (D. Van Zandt 08/15/2023)
Last Updated on August 15, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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