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- Overall, we rate Redoubt News Right biased and a strong conspiracy website based on the promotion of unproven or debunked claims.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CONSPIRACY
Factual Reporting: MIXED
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2016, Redoubt News is a conservative news and opinion blog. According to their about page, “Redoubt News is a news and opinion online publication featuring the Christian conservative culture around, and important to, the American Redoubt. The goal of Redoubt News is to inform and educate citizens on important news stories from a perspective of individual liberty.”
The website lacks transparency as it does not disclose an editor or ownership.
Funded by / Ownership
The website lacks transparency as they do not disclose ownership; however, they indicate Redoubt News LLC holds them. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Redoubt News (RN) is not so much a news source as a blog for the right-wing militia movement. Most notably, those groups that seek to use National Parks and Wildlife Preserves for their own purposes. The stories and opinion pieces on RN are written and worded to favor their point of view heavily, are primarily a rehash of the militia groups talking points, and offer little or no new facts. There are few links to credible sources, and what facts are presented are presented in a manner intended to favor the movement. Due to the lack of credible sources and the lack of objectivity, RN is rated as Conspiracy-Pseudoscience.
Failed Fact Checks
- They rarely publish original content; however, the sources used have failed numerous fact-checks.
Overall, we rate Redoubt News Right biased and a strong conspiracy website based on the promotion of unproven or debunked claims. (D. Kelley 4/24/2017) Updated (09/15/2023)
Last Updated on September 15, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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