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- Overall, Daily World Update is a satire website that pokes fun at conservatives while openly disclaiming they are a satirical source.
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 2018 by Christopher Blair, Daily World Update is satire website from the creator of America’s Last Line Of Defense. The purpose of the website it to troll “gullible conservatives” into sharing these satirical stories as truth. Christopher Blair has been called the “Godfather of Fake news.”
Funded by / Ownership
Daily World Update is owned by Christopher Blair and is funded through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
According to their about page: “DailyWorldUpdate.us is a subsidiary of the “America’s Last Line of Defense” network of parody, satire, and tomfoolery, or as Snopes calls it: Junk News. Because they’re too stupid to understand what “satire” means.” In general, Daily World Update exclusively pokes fun at conservatives with a tagline that reads “Satire for Flat Earthers, Trumpsters and Y’all Qaeda.” Here is a sample satire article that is meant to get gullible conservatives to share on social media: Malia Obama Arrested Again, Complete Media Blackout.
Overall, Daily World Update is a satire website that pokes fun at conservatives while openly disclaiming they are a satirical source. (D. Van Zandt 4/27/2018) Updated (8/24/2019)