Reasoning: Conspiracy Theory, Propaganda, Poor Sourcing
Bias Rating: EXTREME RIGHT
Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2011, The National Patriot is a conservative opinion blog run by Craig Andresen, who describes himself as “a solid conservative and keenly aware of the political landscape.” The website site also provides a link for Mr. Andresen’s conservative radio show, Right Side Patriot.
Funded by / Ownership
Craig Andresen owns The National Patriot. There does not appear to be a source of revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The National Patriot publishes common right-wing conspiracies such as claiming The Obamassiah – More Demon Than Deity. At the same time, many stories are simply fake news, such as Trouble Brewing in the Democratic Party, which is rated False by Snopes.
Articles in 2021 use highly loaded emotional wording that always favors the right and denigrates the left, such as this Afghanistan and The Deliberate Destruction of America. This article, like the others we reviewed, contains minimal hyperlinked sourcing to credible media outlets. In general, news reporting is low factual and presented with extreme right bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- Third-Party fact-checkers have never checked this website.
Overall, we rate The National Patriot Questionable based on extreme right bias/propaganda, conspiracy theories, and poor sourcing of information. (M. Huitsing 8/8/2017) Updated (8/31/2021)
Last Updated on August 31, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check
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