The D.C. Clothesline

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The D.C. Clothesline - Right Bias - Fake NewsQUESTIONABLE SOURCE

A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or influence (Learn More). Sources listed in the Questionable Category may be very untrustworthy and should be fact checked on a per article basis. Please note sources on this list are not considered fake news unless specifically written in the reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.

  • Overall, we rate DC Clothesline Questionable based on the publication of news with an extreme right wing bias, promotion of far right propaganda, conspiracies and fake news stories passed off as real without a disclaimer. This appears to be a satire website. If this is not satire, then we are left speechless as virtually every story is unbelievable.

Detailed Report

Reasoning: Extreme Right, Propaganda, Conspiracy, Fake News
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

Founded in July 2013 by Dean Garrison, DC Clothesline is the parent site of the Questionable DC Dirty Laundry. Like most non-credible websites, DC Clothesline does not have an about page, disclaimer and discloses little information.

Funded by / Ownership

DC Clothesline is owned by Dean Garrison and funded through online advertising and an affiliate link to a store at Keep and Bear.

Analysis / Bias

In review, if DC Clothesline had a disclaimer that stated they were satire, that would be great. Unfortunately, that is not the case. They are passing off extreme right conspiracies, propaganda and outright fake news as real. You can pick any day of the week and find outrageous headlines that are either totally misleading or flat out false. Let’s look at a few headlines from today (3/15/2019).

Keep in mind this is just today. There is more fake news and conspiracies in the last 24 hours. In general, every story on this website is either 100% right wing biased, propaganda, a debunked conspiracy theory or straight up fake news.

A factual search reveals several failed fact checks by IFCN Fact Checkers.

Overall, we rate DC Clothesline Questionable based on the publication of news with an extreme right wing bias, promotion of far right propaganda, conspiracies and fake news stories passed off as real without a disclaimer. This appears to be a satire website. If this is not satire, then we are left speechless as virtually every story is unbelievable. (D. Van Zandt 8/10/2016) Updated (3/15/2019)

Source: http://www.dcclothesline.com/

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