These sources exclusively use humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Primarily these sources are clear that they are satire and do not attempt to deceive. See all Satire sources.
- Overall, we rate The Postillion a satire website based on proper disclaimers advertising as such.
Bias Rating: SATIRE
Factual Reporting: N/A
Country: Germany (11/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: N/A
Based in Germany and from The Postillion FAQ page: “everything you can read here is satire and therefore all made-up. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental.”
Funded by / Ownership
Dan Eckert (dan) and Stefan Sichermann (ssi) own The Postillion. Advertising and donations generate revenue for the website.
Analysis / Bias
Satire reviews are not detailed. The purpose is to determine if they appropriately disclose they are satire. The Postillion meets this criterion by stating on their FAQ page they are a satire website.
Overall, we rate The Postillion a satire website based on proper disclaimers advertising as such. (D. Van Zandt 3/6/2017)