A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency 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 reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.
The Political Tribune
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Reasoning: Extreme Right, Propaganda, Conspiracy
Notes: The Political Tribune is an extreme right wing biased news and opinion website. All articles contain loaded emotional words to favor the right and discredit the left. News information is poorly sourced to other questionable media sources or not all. In other cases they will source to a credible media outlet such as USA Today and then sensationalize the headline to mislead the reader. This is known as clickbaiting. For example, The Political Tribune sourced an USA Today story about how congress may pass a bill to eliminate past Presidents pensions if they earn more than $400K per year. This obviously would impact all living Presidents, however the headline reads: Congress Wants To CANCEL Barack Obama’s Pension! Here Is Why. This is very misleading as the story has nothing to do with directly taking away Obama’s pension. This is a classic example of a questionable source using factual information to create a misleading narrative. In other words, propaganda. The Political Tribune is also on Factcheck.org’s fake news list. (D. Van Zandt 7/8/2017)
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