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That’s Pretty Good Science
- Overall, we rate That’s Pretty Good Science a satire website based on a disclaimer that describes it as such.
Founded in 2017, That’s Pretty Good Science is a satire website. Their about page reads: “That’s Pretty Good Science was founded in 2017 by Amber Diffenderfer, PhD in an effort to bring exemplary scientific research and the thought leadership of one of the scientific community’s most brilliant minds to the forefront through award-winning journalism distributed through multiple social media channels.”
Funded by / Ownership
The website does not disclose ownership and revenue is generated through online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, That’s Pretty Good Science publishes satirical science news such as this: Feces Therapy gaining steam in the medical community and Studies show kids do better without lunch. According to their disclaimer: “That’s Pretty Good Science (TPGScience) is satirical. All of the articles on this site are alt-science; yet somehow they still validate your personal beliefs and opinions and therefore make you feel pretty good, and can be used against your unsuspecting friends to win an argument.”
Overall, we rate That’s Pretty Good Science a satire website based on a disclaimer that describes it as such. (D. Van Zandt 1/23/2019)