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Red State Watcher - Questionable Source - Fake News

QUESTIONABLE SOURCE

A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, overt propaganda, poor or no sourcing to credible information 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 notes section for that source. See all Questionable sources.

Bias: Extreme Right, Propaganda, Some Fake News

History

Red State Watcher is a conservative news and opinion website that does not have an about page or contact information. A Whois search reveals the Domain was purchased in 2015.

Funded by / Ownership

The website does not disclose ownership and they are funded through online advertising.

Analysis / Bias

Red State Watcher is a conservative news website that has strong right wing bias in reporting choices. They frequently use loaded emotional wording in there headlines and articles: Nancy Pelosi Just Gave Up Her Plan If Dems Take The House – It’s Bad. When it comes to sourcing they usually rely on tweets and sometimes questionable sources such as Breitbart. Red State Watcher frequently promotes pro-Trump propaganda.

A factual search reveals a very poor track record with IFCN fact checkers. Here are a few:

Overall, we rate Red State Watcher Questionable due to extreme right wing bias, promotion of propaganda and numerous failed fact checks. (10/30/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 8/12/2018)

Source: http://redstatewatcher.com/

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