Coast to Coast AM

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  • Overall, Coast to Coast AM is a conspiracy and pseudoscience media source, see examples below.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180


Founded in 1984 by Art Bell, Coast to Coast AM is an American late-night radio talk show with a very large audience that deals with a variety of topics. Most frequently the topics relate to either the paranormal or conspiracy theories. The show is currently hosted by George Noory.

Funded by / Ownership

The radio show is syndicated by Premiere Networks, which is an American radio network. It is the largest syndication company in the United States. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of iHeartMedia and is headed by Julie Talbott. Coast to Coast AM is funded through advertising and a subscription model for different tiers of listening and web access.

Analysis / Bias

Coast to Coast AM deals with UFOs, strange occurrences, life after death, and other unexplained (and often inexplicable) phenomena. The Coast to Coast AM format consists of a combination of live callers and long-format interviews. The subject matter usually covers bizarre topics followed by personal stories related to callers, junk science, pseudo-experts and non-peer-reviewed scientists.

Overall, Coast to Coast AM is a conspiracy and pseudoscience media source, see examples below. (8/21/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 8/2/2018)