- Overall, we rate Punching Bag Post Right Biased based on story selection that aligns with the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency and poor sourcing.
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Punching Bag Post has the tagline “A Conservative Perspective.” According to their about page “The Punchingbag Post (PBP) is news from a conservative perspective, with hard hitting commentary, investigating reporting and the latest and most important news of the day. PBP uses the latest technology to analyze the news for most important and most relevant stories.”
Funded by / Ownership
The Punching Bag Post does not clearly state ownership, however, Larry Horist is the founder and presumed owner. Revenue is derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Punching Bag Post does not produce original news stories, but rather summarizes existing stories and adds conservative commentary. For example, the story Biden Already Taking Credit for Trump Accomplishments, which does not utilize a single source. In another story, they promote unproven election fraud conspiracies such as this Dominion Voting System ‘Glitched’ in Favor of Biden. In general, the news reported is mixed factual and with a moderate right-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- Punching Bag Post does not produce original content and therefore has not been fact-checked, but are borderline on the questionable list.
Overall, we rate Punching Bag Post Right Biased based on story selection that aligns with the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency and poor sourcing. This may change with more info. (D. Van Zandt 12/2/2016) Updated (12/11/2020)