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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:Conspiracy, Propaganda, False Claims Bias Rating: EXTREME RIGHT Factual Reporting: LOW Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom) Media Type: Website Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2011, The Federalist Papers Project is 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 the constitutionally limited small government.” The founder and director of FPP are Steve Straub.
Funded by / Ownership
The website is owned by Integrated Marketing Group, which Steve Straub owns. 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)