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.
- Overall, we rate Outraged Patriot extreme right biased and Questionable based on poor sourcing, promotion of conspiracy theories, and one-sided propaganda as well as a lack of transparency.
Reasoning: Extreme Right, Lack of Transparency, Poor Sourcing, Conspiracy, Propaganda
Founded in 2019, Outraged Patriot is a hyperpartisan conservative Christian news and opinion website. According to their about page “Outraged Patriot is an online news publication consisting of news, commentary, and analysis. The Outraged Patriot focuses on topics that Patriots care about. Outraged Patriot upholds traditional Christian values as articulated in the Bible.”
The website lacks transparency as they do not list author names or disclose ownership.
Funded by / Ownership
Outraged Patriot does not disclose ownership and revenue is derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Outraged Patriot does not produce original news reporting, but rather republishes or summarizes other news stories. Story selection always favors the right and uses loaded emotional wording such as this BREAKING: Bill Barr Just Broke The Democrats. Incredible. This story comes from the Questionable Breitbart which has a very poor record with fact-checkers. In fact, most news stories on this website originate from very poor sources such as the Gateway Pundit, Daily Conservative, The Daily Mail, and Big League Politics.
Although they do not offer editorials, their story selection indicates a far-right bias that frequently promotes false information regarding the Coronavirus as well as consistent praise for the Trump administration: BREAKING: Trump Was Right – COVID-19 Lie Exposed! In general, Outraged Patriot does not always publish factual news and holds an extreme right bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- They do not produce original content and therefore have not been fact-checked, however, the sources they use generally have poor track records with numerous failed fact checks.
Overall, we rate Outraged Patriot extreme right biased and Questionable based on poor sourcing, promotion of conspiracy theories, and one-sided propaganda as well as a lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 8/1/2020)
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