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- Overall, we rate Questionable based on extreme right-wing bias, promotion of conspiracies/propaganda, a failed fact check, poor sourcing, and lack of transparency.
Reasoning: Extreme Right, Conspiracy, Propaganda, Lack of Transparency, Poor Sourcing
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
According to a Whois search the Domain was purchased in December 2017. Patriotic Express does not disclose ownership, an editor, or authorship of articles. The website does not have an about page, nor a contact page. It publishes highly biased right-wing favored news in two categories, Politics, and News that both contain the same stories.
Funded by / Ownership
Again, Patriotic Express does not disclose any information at all. The website is funded through online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Patriotic Express is a hyper-partisan conservative blog that routinely publishes news with severely loaded headlines that favor the right: Trump Drops The HAMMER On Comedian Who Made Fun Of Sarah Sanders and List Emerges Of 653 Times Liberals Attacked Or Threatened Republicans Since 2015. This last article is sourced to a forum post by some individual named Peter D’Abrosca. Although, Patriotic Express usually provides a hyperlinked source to their stories, their opinions often take the information out of context to favor the right or President Trump.
In general, Patriotic Express attempts to source their information to credible media reports, however, wording and story selection always favors the right and denigrate the left.
A factual search reveals a false claim via Politifact.
Overall, we rate Questionable based on extreme right-wing bias, promotion of conspiracies/propaganda, a failed fact check, poor sourcing, and lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 1/2/2019)
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