A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or influence (Learn More). Sources listed in the Questionable Category may be very untrustworthy and should be fact checked on a per article basis. Please note sources on this list are not considered fake news unless specifically written in the reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.
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Reasoning: Extreme Right, Propaganda, Conspiracy
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Like many disreputable websites, Godfather Politics does not have an about page or any names associated with their contact page. A Whois search reveals the domain was purchased in 2011 and appears to originate from Georgia, USA (unconfirmed).
Funded By / Ownership
Godfather Politics does not provide ownership information on their website, however the domain is registered to Discount Book Distributors. The website is clearly funded through online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Godfather Politics is an extreme right wing website that publishes news and opinions that always favor the right and denigrate the left. There is over-the-top use of loaded language in headlines such as this: Christmas-Hating Leftists Launch War on Michigan Grade School’s Three Wise Men Display. They also routinely publish conspiracy theories such as those involving Hillary Clinton’s health…2 years after the election. When it comes to sourcing, they utilize discredited right wing conspiracy sites such as Infowars and the Gateway Pundit. In general, every story on this website is sensationalized and mostly misleading to fit the extreme right wing narrative.
Overall, we rate Godfather Politics Questionable based on extreme right wing bias, routine promotion of propaganda and conspiracy theories that are damaging to the left. (D. Van Zandt 12/7/2018)
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