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- Overall, we rate Curious Mind Magazine a Quackery-level pseudoscience website that promotes unproven alternative medicine and health.
Bias Rating: PSEUDOSCIENCE
Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2015, Curious Mind Magazine is a news source that reports on science (pseudoscience), spirituality, and health/nutrition (quackery). According to their about page, “Curious Mind Magazine is an independent digital magazine which focuses primarily on topics of general interest, such as psychology, science, health, love and relationships, spirituality and similar.”
The website lacks transparency as they do not disclose ownership or authorship.
Funded by / Ownership
Curious Mind Magazine does not disclose ownership. The website derives revenue through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
While there are a few credible bits of information on this website, most falls within the realm of pseudoscience. There are articles about oils and herbs that create magical cures and promote the idea of Alien mega-structures being found in space. Many stories focus on pseudosciences such as astrology, which has zero groundings in science or evidence.
In another story, Strong Immunity and Health is the Key to Beating Coronavirus; they promote that Moringa oleifera may boost immunity enough to fight Covid-19. While Moringa oleifera does have some effect on immunity, there is zero evidence to support it may be beneficial in the prevention of Covid-19. Curious Mind Magazine is a quackerly level pseudoscience website.
Failed Fact Checks
- An IFCN fact-checker has not fact-checked their claims.
Overall, we rate Curious Mind Magazine a Quackery-level pseudoscience website that promotes unproven alternative medicine and health. (D. Van Zandt 7/28/2017) Updated (6/25/2021)
Last Updated on June 25, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check
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