These sources exclusively use humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Primarily these sources are clear that they are satire and do not attempt to deceive. See all Satire sources.
- Overall, Pretty Cool Site is a clearly labeled satire website.
World Press Freedom Rank: Romania 44/180
Founded in 2018, Pretty Cool Site (PCS) is a satire website that does not have an about page. However, they do have a tagline that reads: “News for the Dumb, Joke for the Wise.”
Funded by / Ownership
The website does not disclose ownership and appears to be funded through online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Pretty Cool Site has a clear disclaimer at the bottom of the page that reads: “This is a fake news site and it has to be treated as a joke!” The satire found on this website is not very political, but rather focuses on the silly and comedic, such as this: License plates replaced with Facebook profile names.
Overall, Pretty Cool Site is a clearly labeled satire website. (D. Van Zandt 2/20/2019)