Free West Media

Free West Media - Right Bias - Conservative - Republican - Not Credible - QuestionableFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


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Detailed Report

Questionable Reasoning: Conspiracy Theories, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Poor Sourcing, Lack of Transparency
Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: Sweden (3/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 2016, Free West Media is a conservative media outlet that claims to aim to present broad and unbiased daily coverage of European and worldwide news from a western perspective. According to their about page, “The people of Europe are revolting. They reject the old parties that have ruled for decades, and they demand access to propaganda-free news reports. In Germany, this mistrust in old-time’s media manifests itself most clearly in the German slogan “Lügenpresse The domain appears to originate from Sweden..”

Read our profile on Sweden’s Media and Government.

Funded by / Ownership

Free West Media lacks transparency as they do not disclose ownership. Donations appear to be the primary source of revenue.

Analysis / Bias

Free West Media reports summarized and republished news stories with a strong conservative bias. There is frequent use of loaded language such as this No surprise: Dereck Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts of murder.

Free West Media frequently reports conspiracy theories related to Election fraud during the 2020 election Majority of US voters believe the 2020 presidential election was rigged, and constant Covid-19 denialism such as The developing Orwellian Covid terminology and Confusion about Covid-19 deaths is intentional, says German doctor. Free West Media also relies on poor sources to support their claims, such as Steven Crowder. In general, the news is reported with a strong right-leaning bias and is not always factual.

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate Free West Media Right-Biased and Questionable based on the promotion of conspiracies, propaganda and the use of poor sources, and a lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 4/17/2017) Updated (4/23/2021)

Source: https://freewestmedia.com/

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