A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, overt propaganda, poor or no sourcing to credible information 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 newsunless specifically written in the notes section for that source. See all Questionable sources.
Bias: Right, Conspiracy, Pseudoscience, Fake News
Notes: The National Enquirer is an American supermarket tabloid published by American Media Inc (AMI) that was founded in 1926. The Enquirer openly acknowledges that it will pay sources for tips, a practice generally disapproved of by the mainstream press. The National Enquirer is well known for publishing outrageous and sometimes fake news stories. One could even say that they are the original fake news media outlet that profits by selling fake news. While most news on their website is not fake, the majority however, is sensationalized gossip that is not well sourced to credible information. The Enquirer has a right leaning bias as they openly support President Trump. They have failed numerous fact checks such as this one.