These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports, and omit information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Right Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate the Ron Paul Liberty Report Right Biased and borderline Questionable based on promoting right-wing conspiracy theories and pseudoscience regarding Covid-19.
Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2015, The Ron Paul Liberty Report is a website and video program created by former Republican (Libertarian) Congressman Ron Paul. The Liberty Report advocates for a non-interventionist foreign policy and the protection of civil liberties at home. According to their about page, “The Liberty Report brings provocative opinion and analysis to the breaking issues affecting our lives and finances.”
Funded by / Ownership
The website does not clearly state ownership and who funds the Ron Paul Liberty Report. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Ron Paul Liberty Report features commentary and YouTube videos by Ron Paul and his staff. Articles and headlines often contain loaded emotional wording that conveys a Libertarian perspective Strong Dollar? Weak Dollar? Stable Dollar? — The Fed Is Ruining The Dollar! While many articles deal with economics, others promote conspiracy theories and pseudoscience. For example, they have promoted anti-mask propaganda, which has resulted in false claims ratings by fact-checkers (see below).
The Liberty Report generally sources credible information. However, there are times that they source to far-right, questionable, or conspiracy websites. They also occasionally publish unsubstantiated claims, such as the Syria chemical attack being a false flag operation. In general, they promote free-market capitalism; however, they often promote far-right talking points such as this Do We Need A ‘9/11 Commission’ To Investigate The Fake ‘Insurrection’? The Ron Paul Liberty Report is right biased and sometimes not factual.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate the Ron Paul Liberty Report Right Biased and borderline Questionable based on promoting right-wing conspiracy theories and pseudoscience regarding Covid-19. (D. Van Zandt 5/4/2017) Updated (5/24/2021)