Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 07:36 pm
First in Freedom Daily (FFD) is an online conservative publication focusing on North Carolina politics. FFD is run by Jeff Moore, who states he is the Editor-in-Chief. The website lacks transparency as they do not have an about page or indicate who owns the site.
Funded by / Ownership
First in Freedom Daily lacks transparency as they do not disclose who owns them. Jeff Moore may be the owner of the website, but we cannot verify this. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The stories on FFD run the gamut from factual and moderate, such as the article regarding Philadelphia’s lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, to extreme right-wing in nature, such as the story regarding Charlotte City Councilwoman Dimple Ajmera. There are no bylines for the stories on FFD other than “THE WIRE,” which appears to be a collection of right-wing articles from various sources.
Stories published via “The Wire” often contain loaded emotional language that favors the right such as this NC Legislature Passes Anti-Woke Indoctrination Bill. Stories published by FFD are also emotional such as this WATCH: Wimpy State Senator Attempts to Smear Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson/FACTS Task Force, Gets SMACKED DOWN. While FFD did not directly state there was election fraud in the 2020 presidential election, they did share stories by those who promoted baseless conspiracy theories such as this WATCH: Attorney Sidney Powell Tells Lou Dobbs ‘We Have Staggering Statistical Evidence’ Showing Electoral Fraud with Corrupt Election Software. In general, FFD promotes a right-wing narrative that is not always factual.
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Overall, we rate First in Freedom Daily Right biased and Questionable based on the promotion of conspiracy theories, propaganda, poor sourcing, and a lack of transparency. (D. Kelley 9/1/2017) Updated (9/11/2021)