Taki’s Magazine – Bias and Credibility

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  • Overall, we rate Taki’s Magazine as Questionable based on extreme right-wing editorial bias and affiliation with those labeled as promoters of hate.

Detailed Report

Reasoning: Propaganda, Hate Group
Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY


Founded on February 5, 2007, Taki’s Magazine is an extreme right-wing online magazine of politics and culture published by journalist Taki Theodoracopulos. According to a Guardian article entitled “The way of the Jackal,” Taki Theodoracopulos has racist views.

Taki’s Magazine proclaims on its about page: “Our only ideology is to be against the junk culture foisted upon us by Hollywood and the mainstream media, and mirages of a new world order.” Taki’s Magazine’s former Executive Editor was Richard Spencer, an American white supremacist who coined the term Alternative Right. Gavin McInnes, the founder of the hate group known as the Proud Boys, wrote his last column entitled “So Long, Taki!” He has been described in media reports as a significant figure within the alt-right movement. Gavin McInnes has also been featured in Hatewatch articles by the Southern Poverty Law Center, found here and here.

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Funded by / Ownership

Taki Theodoracopulos owns and publishes Taki’s Magazine. Advertising and donations generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

Taki’s Magazine features syndicated columns by such conservative figures as Pat Buchanan, Ann Coulture, and Michelle Malkin, who have mixed records with fact-checkers. Taki’s Magazine published an article, “The Talk: Nonblack Version,” written by John Derbyshire, making questionable racial suggestions.

Editorially, they are anti-immigration such as this Coming to America. In general, Taki’s promotes a far-right perspective and uses writers who consistently fail fact checks.

Failed Fact Checks

  • A third-party fact-checker has not reviewed them.

Overall, we rate Taki’s Magazine as Questionable based on extreme right-wing editorial bias and affiliation with those labeled as promoters of hate. (M. Huitsing 9/18/2017) Updated (9/24/2021)

Source: https://www.takimag.com/

Last Updated on June 30, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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