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Overall, we rate The Federalist Papers Project Questionable based on extreme right-wing bias, promotion of conspiracies, and few failed fact checks by IFCN fact-checkers.
Reasoning:Extreme Right, Conspiracy, Some Fake News Country: USA World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 2011, The Federalist Papers Project is a far right news and opinion website. According to their about page the mission of the Federalist Papers Project “is to get people the power that knowledge gives to motivate them to push back at the erosion of our liberties and restore constitutionally limited small government.” The founder and director of FPP is Steve Straub.
Funded by / Ownership
The website is owned by Integrated Marketing Group, which is owned by Steve Straub. The Federalist Papers Project generates revenue through online advertising.
Overall, we rate The Federalist Papers Project Questionable based on extreme right-wing bias, promotion of conspiracies, and few failed fact checks by IFCN fact-checkers. (9/12/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 2/16/2019)