Reasoning: Lack of Transparency, Poor Sourcing, Plagiarism, Fake News
Bias Rating: NOT RATED
Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: United Kingdom (33/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
London Web News is an anonymously published news and opinion website. The website does not provide an about page or anything at all.
Funded by / Ownership
London Web News does not disclose ownership, and advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
London Web News republishes or summarizes news stories from other sources. Articles and headlines are usually highly sensationalized, such as this Sex Addict and BDSM Fantasist Lured Teenage Girl to his House and Brutally Killed Her. Further, they do not credit the sources they are republishing, which is both plagiarism and copyright infringement. They also publish stories that appear to be fabricated entirely, such as this British Soldiers Disguised as Muslim Women to Avoid being Captured by the Taliban. There aren’t any other sources or evidence that this is true.
Editorially, they do not seem to have editorial bias and just publish sensational or fake news stories.
Failed Fact Checks
- A third party has not fact-checked them.
Overall, we rate London Web News Questionable based on a complete lack of transparency and the publication of fake news. (M. Huitsing 9/11/2017) Updated (9/19/2021)
Last Updated on September 19, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check
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