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Overall, we rate OffGuardian a Strong Conspiracy and Moderate Pseudoscience website that also promotes Russian propaganda.
Factual Reporting: MIXED Country: Unknown
Founded in 2015, the OffGuardian is an independent news and opinion website that “takes its name from the fact its five founders had all been censored on and/or banned from the Guardian’s ‘Comment is Free’ sections.” According to their about page they “claim to provide a home for the comment – & the facts – you no longer find in the MSM.” They also state “Our editors & admins are based around the globe, in North America, Britain, and Southern and Eastern Europe.” The OffGuardian lists their editors at the bottom of each page.
Funded by / Ownership
The website does not disclose ownership, however, revenue appears to be generated through donations such as Patreon and Paypal. This disclaimer is found on the website: “OffGuardian does not accept advertising or sponsored content. We have no large financial backers. We are not funded by any government or NGO. Donations from our readers are our only means of income. Even the smallest amount of support is hugely appreciated.”