A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, overt propaganda, poor or no sourcing to credible information 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 notes section for that source. See all Questionable sources.
The News Guru
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Bias: Extreme Right, Propaganda, Conspiracy, Some Fake News
Notes: The News Guru is a news and opinion website with an extreme right wing bias in reporting. The founder/owner is James Ledbetter who describes himself as a freelance writer on his linkedin page.
In review, all articles published on The News Guru favor the right and are anti-left. The News Guru has extreme right wing bias in story selection and frequently uses loaded words in their headlines and articles, such as: “Obama and the Deep State Sabotage Trump’s Presidency.” Although, they do use credible sources such as Business Insider, Politifact and even NASA, these are used for misleading purposes with sensational headlines such as: “NASA to announce evidence of “alien life,” says Anonymous.” Further, Anonymous is a very questionable source that promotes conspiracy theories. The News Guru also has a WIKI section that promotes conspiracy theories, such as the Seth Rich Murder. They also promote conspiracies on their main news page such as this: “Smoking Gun? Bombshell Footage Shows Ambulances Removing Bodies From The Hooters Casino During Las Vegas Shooting.” Overall, we rate The News Guru Questionable based on extreme right wing bias, promotion of propaganda, conspiracies and some fake news. (M. Huitsing 11/22/2017)
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