Founded in 2017, Steadfast and Loyal is a website that publishes conservative news and commentary. According to their about page, “Steadfast and Loyal came about as an outlet for the frustration those of us involved had with the political and media fields. While we are Conservative, we aim to always ensure that the information we base our articles about is as factual as possible.” The website discloses their staff as “Lawrence Cloverfield – Steven Ahle – Rodney Applebaum.”
Funded by / Ownership
Steadfast and Loyal does not indicate ownership, but it is assumed to be owned by one or all staff mentioned above. Advertising generates revenue. They disclaim how they generate revenue “SteadfastAndLoyal.com is a for-profit news curator. We generate revenue by showing ads on our website and have no corporate backing of any kind.”
Analysis / Bias
Steadfast and Loyal is an opinion and news website with a strong right-wing bias in reporting. Articles and headlines often contain loaded emotional language such as “LIBERALS LATEST CHICKEN LITTLE WARNING FAILS TO MATERIALIZE.” Although they utilize credible right-wing sources such as The American Spectator, they also use factually mixed sources such as Daily Caller and questionable sources like Allen West Republic. Example: “THE DEEP STATE IS COMING UNGLUED RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES.” Further, Steadfast and Loyal made a false claim according to Snopes: “Vigilante Protesters Digging Up Confederate Graves after Charlottesville Clashes?”.
Editorially, all stories favor the right such as this BUTTIGIEG MAKES INSANE STATEMENT ABOUT ELECTRIC CARS. When covering Covid-19, they take the conservative positions of no lockdowns or mask/vaccine mandates but do not make false claims regarding the virus or vaccines. Though it is safe to say they downplay it. In general, they publish mixed factual content that is hyper-partisan in favor of the far right.
Failed Fact Checks
- Says Gov. Tony Evers is “pushing firearm confiscation orders” – Pants on Fire
- Vigilante Protesters Digging Up Confederate Graves after Charlottesville Clashes? – False
Overall, we rate Steadfast and Loyal Right Biased and Questionable based on the promotion of one-sided right-wing propaganda, the use of poor sources, and a few false claims. (M. Huitsing 12/27/2017) updated (12/3/2021)
Last Updated on December 3, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check