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.
Mad American Network
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Reasoning: Extreme Right, Propaganda, Conspiracy
Mad American Network is a news/podcast website run by Dave Martel. According to their own description “Dave Martel and co. bring you the freshest Memes, Articles, Commentary, and Podcasts. 100% original content.”
The website has Shop, Donate, Podcasts, and Documentaries categories. Under the Shop category, Mad American Network sells alt-right inspired t-shirts, such as: “Pinochet would approve of this sweatshirt. Wear this bad boy to let all the commies know where their place is. Being flung from a rotary aircraft.” David Martel also hosts podcasts with his co-host, Ryan Ramsey, under Global Dissident Voices.
In review, Mad American Network reports news/commentary with poor sourcing that supports white nationalism and racialism. Mad American Network also promotes conspiracies surrounding the Las Vegas shooting, the deepstate, and the Seth Rich Murder. Overall, we rate Mad American Network Questionable based on extreme right-wing bias and promotion of propaganda and conspiracy theories. (M. Huitsing 11/6/2017)
Update: As of 10/14/2018 this website appears to be emptied of content.