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CONSPIRACY-PSEUDOSCIENCE

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  • Overall, we rate Disclose TV a Tin Foil Hat conspiracy website that is low in factual reporting due to numerous failed fact checks and a lack of transparency.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: Germany
World Press Freedom Rank: Germany 13/180

History

Founded in 2007, Disclose TV is a website that allows users to share news stories. According to their about page “The users of our online community create a unique pool of unfiltered, wide-ranging, non-partisan, independent and highly topical content on a daily basis that can be drawn upon to extrapolate a comprehensive and in many cases startlingly vivid picture of what is taking place.” The website does reveal the identity of their editor, however they do list Lukas as Site Administrator. This link leads to a “page not found.”

Funded by / Ownership

Disclose TV is owned by Futurebytes GmbH & Co. KG since 2008. Futurebytes is a limited partnership with a limited liability company as general partner. Revenue is generated through advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the users of Disclose TV publish news stories that are often conspiratorial and sometimes just fake. They also publish some legitimate articles as well. Disclose TV frequently publishes news about aliens and UFO’s such as this: UFO sighing in the Philippines. They also promote stories regarding chemtrails, anti-vaccination propaganda as well as false flag conspiracies. In general, this is an over the top conspiracy and pseudoscience website.

A factual search reveals 10+ failed fact checks. Further, Disclose TV is also on Politifact’s Fake News List.

Overall, we rate Disclose TV a Tin Foil Hat conspiracy website that is low in factual reporting due to numerous failed fact checks and a lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 7/22/2016) Updated (8/11/2019)

Source: http://www.disclose.tv/