Reasoning: Propaganda, Conspiracy, Pseudoscience, Fake News, False Claims, Poor Sourcing, Lack of Transparency
Bias Rating: EXTREME RIGHT
Factual Reporting: VERY LOW
MBFC Country Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Download.News is a news aggregation website that relies exclusively on right-wing, questionable, and conspiracy sources. The website entirely lacks transparency as it does not disclose that the site is owned by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of Infowars.
Funded by / Ownership
Although not stated, the website is owned by Alex Jones or one of his companies. Donations and membership fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Download.News aggregates conservative news from poor sources. The website lists the sources they utilize as INFOWARS, War Room, Natural News, Expose-News, One America News, Red Voice Media, The Post Millennial, Human Events, Valiant News, National File, Frank Speech, World Net Daily, Life Site News, RSBN, The Epoch Times, Louder with Crowder, Steve Quayle Brighteon, Daily Clout, The New American, Information Liberation, and Next News Network.
Editorially all aggregated content favors a conservative perspective and routinely promotes conspiracy theories and pseudoscience, and makes false claims. This source lacks credibility.
Failed Fact Checks
- The sources aggregated on Download.News has some of the worst records with fact-checkers.
Overall, we rate Download.News Far-Right biased and Questionable based on the promotion of conspiracy theories, pseudoscience, propaganda, poor sources, false claims, and a lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 07/14/2023)
Last Updated on July 14, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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