A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency 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 reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.
Right Wing News
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Right Wing News was founded by John Hawkins, a far right conservative who regularly contributes articles to right wing publications.
Funded by / Ownership
Right Wing News is owned by John Hawkins and if funded via online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, every headline and article on Right Wing News utilizes very strong loaded emotional language such as: Excellent: Trump Looking To Build More Jails For Illegals. All articles favor the right in story selection and denigrate the left. In particular this source likes to expose crimes and/or negative stories that relate to people of color or Islam. Further, many articles use sources that are rated as Questionable or on the extreme end of right wing. They also have a Mostly False Claim by an IFCN fact checker.
Overall, we rate Right Wing News as a Questionable source based on extreme right wing bias, poor sourcing and promotion of propaganda. (10/19/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 09/01/2018)
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