Reasoning: Propaganda, Fake News, Failed Fact Checks, Poor Sourcing, Conspiracy Theories, Lack of Transparency
Bias Rating: EXTREME RIGHT
Factual Reporting: VERY-LOW
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
En Volve is an anonymously run conservative news and opinion website that publishes misinformation. There is a lack of transparency as they do not offer an about page or disclose ownership, however, at the bottom of the page, it is copyrighted to Empire News LLC, which is a satire website. Most articles on the website are posted by A.M. Smith.
Funded by / Ownership
En Volve does not clearly disclose ownership, however, according to LinkedIn Aaron Smith (A.M. Smith) is the owner. Revenue is derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
From our previous review in 2017, we reported that En Volve is an extremely right-biased news and opinion website. En-Volve has also published ridiculous stories such as “Obama Orders Life-Sized Bronze Statue of Himself to Be Permanently Installed in White House?” and this “Colin Kaepernick FIRED From 49ers After Disrespecting Police and National Anthem,” which obviously is not true as he played the entire season with them after this fake news article was published. Since the last review, they have continued to publish similar misinformation. For the most part, they republish articles from Questionable sources such as the Gateway Pundit, True Pundit, and even Infowars. For example, during the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020-21, they reported conspiracy theories regarding Bill Gates and vaccines such as this Bill Gates Pushes For One-World Government With “Pandemic Fire Squads” To Control The Masses. They also reported debunked election fraud misinformation such as this Bombshell: New Evidence Of Election Fraud In NH As Dominion Machines Found To Have Taken 300 Votes Off EVERY Republican Candidate. According to US intelligence, there is no evidence of substantial domestic election fraud. In general, En Volve is Extreme right biased and frequently publishes conspiracy theories, fake news and has zero credibility.
Failed Fact Checks
- President Obama ordered a life-sized bronze statue of himself to be permanently installed at the White House. – False
Overall, we rate En Volve extreme right biased and Questionable based on a complete lack of transparency, promotion of propaganda and conspiracy theories as well as the use of poor sources, failed fact checks, and sensationalized fake news. (3/24/2017) Updated (D. Van Zandt 03/19/2021)