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- Overall, we rate Constative.com right-center biased based on portraying Democrats in a more negative light. We also rate them questionable and mixed for factual reporting based on a complete lack of transparency and poor sourcing techniques.
Questionable Reasoning: Lack of Transparency, Poor Sourcing, Clickbait
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2011, Constative.com is a popular news and information site according to their about page, where they claim to provide “interesting and engaged news.” They also cover “sports, entertainment and auto news.” The website lacks transparency as they do not disclose editors, owners, or location.
Funded by / Ownership
Constative.com lacks transparency as they do not disclose ownership. Advertising generates revenu.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Constative.com covers clickbait-style news such as “British Habits Americans Will Never Understand.” Under the news section, they typically cover travel information with minimal bias, such as this “Current Hawaii Vacation Travel Restrictions and Rules.” Headlines typically reflect the content of articles; however, information is poorly sourced. For example, they report on the restrictions in place; however, no sources are used or hyperlinks for reference.
Editorially, Constative.com does not directly cover politics; however, they publish entertainment news as it relates to politics. For example, under this listicle “27 Famous People Who Said Really Dumb Things,” they quote President Biden, “If we do everything right if we do it with absolute certainty, there’s still a 30% chance we’re going to get it wrong.” In this case, they appropriately link to the New York Times. Another example, under a listicle titled “25 Facts About Trump Tower You Never Knew,” they use various facts about Trump Tower. To read all the information, you have to click forward to the next page 25 times; hence this is a clickbait website. A thorough review of political content demonstrates a more negative tone toward left-leaning politicians.
Failed Fact Checks
- An IFCN fact-checker has not fact-checked them.
Overall, we rate Constative.com right-center biased based on portraying Democrats in a more negative light. We also rate them questionable and mixed for factual reporting based on a complete lack of transparency and poor sourcing techniques. (M. Huitsing 7/4/2021)
Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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