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- Overall, we rate The Fullerton Informer a right biased tinfoil hat conspiracy and quackery level pseudoscience website based on the promotion of false and/or debunked information.
Factual Reporting: VERY LOW
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 2013 by Joe Imbriano, The Fullerton Informer is a right-wing conspiracy and pseudoscience website. The website does not have an about page, but at the top of every page it states “EVERYTHING YOU HAVE BEEN TOLD IS A LIE AND A FRAUD. JOE IMBRIANO IS THE FULLERTON INFORMER AND BECAUSE YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO KNOW, WE DARE TO PUSH THE ENVELOPE.”
Joe Imbriano was an unsuccessful candidate for Fullerton City Council in the November 8, 2016 General Election.
Funded by / Ownership
The Fullerton Informer is owned and run by Joe Imbriano. The website does not appear to have a source of revenue, however, there is an associated Youtube channel with 121K subscribers, which may generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Fullerton Informer is an over the top tin foil hat conspiracy website where they routinely promote misinformation such as this: THE CORONAVIRUS HOAX IS A MASSIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE OPERATION TO USHER IN FORCED VACCINATIONS, QUARANTINES, RELOCATIONS, INCARCERATIONS, TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, FORCED MEDICAL PROCEDURES, FOOD SHORTAGES, AND AN END TO ALL OF YOUR RIGHTS. This story is not sourced. Other topics discussed on this website are 5g dangers, anti-Mask propaganda, 9/11 is hoax, and anti-vaccination misinformation. In general, almost everything on this website is false or deliberate misinformation.
Failed Fact Checks
- This source has not been fact-checked by an IFCN fact checker to date.
Overall, we rate The Fullerton Informer a right biased tinfoil hat conspiracy and quackery level pseudoscience website based on the promotion of false and/or debunked information. (D. Van Zandt 2/6/2021)