These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Right Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate this source to be far-right biased and mixed for factual reporting based on the track records of the owner and editor of the website.
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
HermanCain.com is the official website of former Presidential Candidate, radio host and entrepreneur Herman Cain. The website covers politics and news and generally is not written by Herman Cain. The media and website director is Dan Calabrese.
On July 30, 2020, Herman Cain passed away due to complications from Coronavirus.
Funded by / Ownership
The website is/was owned by Herman Cain through his company T.H.E. New Voice, Inc. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In reviewing the site it is apparent that Herman Cain does not really write for his blog. The primary writer and publisher of news on the website are Dan Calabrese who is a journalist, columnist, and adult Bible study teacher. In general, HermanCain.com only reports news that is favorable to conservative causes and negative toward liberal ones. Mr. Calabrese uses moderate loaded words in his writing and sometimes utilizes sources that are questionable. Although there aren’t any direct fact checks of HermanCain.com, there is ample evidence of many false claims by Herman Cain. Dan Calabrese, then with a different media group has also made a false claim in 2008.
Failed Fact Checks
- Does a lawsuit claim that out-of-state vehicles delivered tens of thousands of unsealed ballots — all for Democrats — into Michigan? – False
Overall, we rate this source to be far-right biased and mixed for factual reporting based on the track records of the owner and editor of the website. (D. Van Zandt 8/22/2017) Updated (11/12/2020)