Last updated on October 21st, 2020 at 08:03 pm
These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources.
- Overall, we rate That’s Nonsense Least Biased based on low biased wording and straightforward fact-checking. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
World Press Freedom Rank: UK 35/180
Founded in 2009, That’s Nonsense is a resource for internet and social media scams and hoaxes. According to their about page “ThatsNonsense.com is one of the leading websites on the Internet that deals with debunking Internet hoaxes, hearsay, rumors, and fake news.” They further state “It was founded by Craig Charles Haley who currently serves as the website editor and main contributor.”
Funded by / Ownership
That’s Nonsense is owned by Craig Charles Haley. Revenue is derived through advertising and affiliate marketing.
Analysis / Bias
In review, That’s Nonsense reports on internet hoaxes and other viral false accounts spread on social media. For example, they provide informational pieces such as this Does blocking pages called “fact check” prevent posts being flagged? Fact Check. They also provide fact checks of internet claims that we have determined to be accurate such as this Did Trump tweet “My blood IS the vaccine”? Fact Check. In general, That’s Nonsense does as advertised, they point out nonsense, false claims, and scams that are found on the internet and social media.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate That’s Nonsense Least Biased based on low biased wording and straightforward fact-checking. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 11/30/2016) Updated (10/21/2020)