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NewsNow (UK) - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate NewsNow Least Biased based on not selecting news stories by topic. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to not using some sources that are not regularly factual.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: United Kingdom
World Press Freedom Rank: UK 35/180

History

Founded in 1998, NewsNow is a news aggregator service that utilizes over 33,000 sources from all over the world in real-time. According to their about page “NewsNow.co.uk is the UK’s first and leading home-grown and independent news aggregation service. Fully-automated, and on a continuous basis, NewsNow displays breaking headlines linking to news websites all around the world.”

NewsNow also features editions catering to a USA audience at www.newsnow.com/us/

Read our report in UK Media and Government

Funded by / Ownership

The website is owned by NewsNow Publishing LTD. Revenue is derived through classified ads and advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, NewsNow aggregates news stories in real-time from news sources all over the world. News is broken down into categories such as UK, World, Business, Entertainment, Sport and Technology etc. The website does not produce original content but rather links to external sources. The website links to a wide variety of sources that range from the credible to the highly questionable such as the Daily Mail, Sputnik, and RT. In general, NewsNow is a source that is not selective and does not appear to vet stories for credibility, therefore they are not biased based on story selection, but not all sources may be factual.

Overall, we rate NewsNow Least Biased based on not selecting news stories by topic. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to not using some sources that are not regularly factual. (D. Van Zandt 10/28/2016) Update (9/5/2020)

Source: https://www.newsnow.co.uk/

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