Reasoning: Propaganda, Conspiracy, Poor Sourcing, Lack of Transparency, Pseudoscience, Hate
Bias Rating: EXTREME RIGHT
Factual Reporting: VERY LOW
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Daily Veracity is a continuation of the Red Elephants website, which the ADL labels as an extreme-right “media” entity led by Vincent James Foxx. The site covers politics, culture, and social issues and solicits donations for the videos it produces. When clicked, the videos on Daily Veracity redirect to BitChute, a video hosting service known for hosting content that has been banned or removed from mainstream platforms.
Funded by / Ownership
Vincent James Foxx owns the website and is linked to The Red Elephants, a site flagged for extremist content, including “conspiracy theories, anti-Semitic beliefs, and white supremacist mantras” by the ADL Glossary. Further information about Vincent James Foxx can be found in an ADL blog post—Additional information confirming Vincent James as the site’s owner can be found on Boise State Public Radio. The site’s revenue comes from advertising, donations, and merchandise sales.
Analysis / Bias
In this section, we analyze the bias in Daily Veracity based on a review of several articles, highlighting three. We examine the language, framing, and cited sources to assess the level of objectivity and potential bias.
The first article, titled “California School Boards Keep Passing Trans Parental Notification Policies, But They’re Being Blocked Immediately By Activist Judges,” discusses the issue of parental notification policies related to transgender students in California. The article uses biased language, referring to judges as “activist judges,” and includes videos. Videos, while illustrative, pose credibility challenges if their authenticity or potential alteration cannot be verified. Without reliable verification methods, such as third-party sources, the inclusion of these videos questions the article’s accuracy and objectivity.
The second article, “The Banned Truth About the Jewish Origins of Modern Leftism,” claims that Jewish figures significantly influenced communism and the Russian Revolution of 1917. It generalizes this claim to suggest that Jewish values have overly influenced the entire ideology of communism-committing the logical fallacy of “hasty generalization.” While citing sources like Wikipedia and the Daily Mail, the article lacks scholarly references, historical context, or alternative viewpoints. Its selective sourcing and framing appear designed to stoke division or controversy, potentially perpetuating biases against Jewish people. Overall, the article uses sensational framing and biased language, raising questions about its objectivity and credibility.
Finally, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, Vincent James Foxx promotes the “Great Replacement” conspiracy theory, as evidenced here: CRT Radicals are Now Blatantly Calling for ‘White Extinction.’ The SPLC describes the conspiracy as “This racist conspiracy narrative falsely asserts there is an active, ongoing, and covert effort to replace white populations in current white-majority countries.” This theory has been debunked.
Failed Fact Checks
- A third-party fact-checker has not fact-checked them.
Overall, we rate the Daily Veracity as extreme right-biased and questionable based on the promotion of far-right propaganda, conspiracy, racial pseudoscience, poor sourcing, lack of transparency, and third-party labeling as a hate group. (M. Huitsing 09/10/2023)
Last Updated on September 11, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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