- Overall, we rate ClayandBuck.com as Far-Right Biased and Questionable based on promoting propaganda, conspiracy theories, pseudoscience, and numerous false or misleading claims.
Questionable Reasoning: Conspiracy Theories, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, False Claims
Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website/Radio
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Two radio hosts, Clay Travis and Buck Sexton, founded the conservative news and opinion website ClayandBuck.com. It was introduced in 2021 as an addition to The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show, their daily radio program. Politics, sports, and culture from a conservative perspective are covered on the website.
The Clay and Buck radio show took over the time slot of the late Rush Limbaugh.
Funded by / Ownership
The website and the radio show are both owned by Premiere Networks, which is a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, a publicly traded company owned by institutional and individual investors. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
ClayandBuck.com presents news from a strongly right-leaning perspective. The website features news stories, opinion pieces, and podcasts on politics, culture, and sports. It often criticizes Democrats and liberal policies while promoting conservative positions, such as this Sen. Blackburn Blasts the Left’s False Narratives.
The website employs strong language in its headlines and articles that favor conservative viewpoints, which may draw in a particular audience looking for news that supports their beliefs. The headline “Biden Regime Finally Shoots Down Chinese Spy Balloon,” for instance, demonstrates strong right-leaning bias.
Editorially, ClayandBuck.com is mostly an opinion radio show and website that consistently favors a conservative perspective. Individually, Clay and Buck have made false statements regarding Covid-19 and the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol. In general, ClayandBuck.com hold strong right-leaning biases and promotes propaganda, conspiracy theories, and pseudoscience.
Failed Fact Checks
- Third-party fact-checkers have not fact-checked the ClayandBuck.com website; Clay Travis and Buck Sexton frequently fail fact-checks.
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Overall, we rate ClayandBuck.com as Far-Right Biased and Questionable based on promoting propaganda, conspiracy theories, pseudoscience, and numerous false or misleading claims. (M. Huitsing 03/12/2023)
Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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