These media sources are moderate to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Right Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate ConservativeHQ right biased based on story selection and editorial positions that always favor the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to the use of sources on our questionable list for failed fact checks and a moderate lack of transparency with authors.
Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1999 by Richard Art Viguerie, an American conservative figure, pioneer of direct political mail, and writer on politics. He currently serves as the chairman of ConservativeHQ.com and is the author of the book “Conservatives Betrayed: How George W. Bush and Other Big Government Republicans Hijacked the Conservative Cause.” According to their about page, “The purpose of ConservativeHQ.com is to undo the damage caused by the Republicans who’ve betrayed the conservative cause. ConservativeHQ.com is the only Web site completely devoted to relaunching the conservative movement.”
The website is moderately transparent as they list authors but do not provide bios, and ownership is not clearly defined.
Funded by / Ownership
Richard A. Viguerie owns ConservativeHQ, and revenue is derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, ConservativeHQ provides a combination of original reporting and links to outside sources. Original reporting is often credited to staff, such as this Obama’s Ghost Haunts Coronavirus Response. This story, like some, is entirely unsourced to credible outside information. The website also features a section called “Assault on America,” which seems to date when Democrats took over the House of Representatives in November of 2018. For example, this story: Assault on America, Day 436: Questions debate moderators should ask Bernie & Joe on Sunday is sourced properly to various sources, including CNN, Business Insider, Washington Times, and the Questionable CNS News. Other news is directly linked to outside right-leaning sources such as National Review, Townhall, and the New York Post.
In general, ConsertvativeHQ holds a strong right bias but occasionally uses poor sources which fail fact checks.
Failed Fact Checks
- None by a third-party fact checker.
Overall, we rate ConservativeHQ right biased based on story selection and editorial positions that always favor the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to the use of sources on our questionable list for failed fact checks and a moderate lack of transparency with authors. (D. Van Zandt 7/18/2016) Updated (07/22/2022)
Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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