Bias Rating: FAR RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2018, Sons of 1776 is a far-right ultra-partisan web blog that reports news and opinions from a conservative perspective. According to their about page, “Sons of 1776 is a patriotic American publication run by proud U.S. citizens who value ethical journalism. In the 21st century, true journalism is a rare thing. Fake news and clickbait headlines run rampant, with mainstream media spreading libelous slander and misinformation.”
Funded by / Ownership
SonsOf1776.com is a division of Direct Mailers Group, LLC. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Sons of 1776 reports news from a pro-Trump and conservative bias. Headlines often use loaded emotional language such as this State Lawmakers Ignore Constitution, Pass Extreme Gun Control Bill Targeting Law Biding Citizens. This story is poorly sourced from the Daily Caller. They also source from Breitbart, a far-right conspiracy and questionable news source.
Since the last review, Sons of 1776 have promoted Donald Trump’s debunked election fraud conspiracies, such as this Trump Exposes Big Techs Wicked Role In 2020 Election Fraud. However, although they are opposed to masking and vaccine mandates, they did not publish misinformation related to the vaccines. Generally, this source does not produce original content, and the opinions rendered hold a strong conservative bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years.
Overall, we rate Sons of 1776, Far-Right biased based on editorial positions that strongly favor the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to the use of poor sources and the promotion of propaganda. (D. Van Zandt 2/12/2020) Updated (08/08/2022)
Last Updated on June 30, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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