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- Overall, we rate The Pulse a quackery-level pseudoscience website based on promoting unproven or misleading information, anti-vaccination propaganda, and 9/11 conspiracies.
Bias Rating: CONSPIRACY/PSEUDOSCIENCE
Factual Reporting: LOW
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded by Joe Martino in 2021, The Pulse is a clickbait, conspiracy, and quackery-level pseudoscience website. According to their about page, “The Pulse provides investigative journalism & analysis on current events, science, consciousness, solutions & more – with an inquiry into how current paradigms shape our society.”
The website lacks transparency as they do not clearly identify that Joe Martino is the owner.
Funded by / Ownership
Joe Martino owns The Pulse through Collective Evolution LTD. Collective Evolution is a well know conspiracy/pseudoscience website that frequently publishes misinformation. Paid subscriptions to CE-TV and donations generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Pulse promotes numerous conspiracy theories and pseudoscience. For example, they promote 9/11 conspiracies such as 9/11: The Latest Science Collapses The Mainstream Narrative. Other topics you will find are alien visitations, chemtrails, anti-GMO propaganda, and anti-Vaxx articles such as this: Does The CDC Have Evidence To Support Their Statement “Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism?”
Regarding vaccines, The Pulse frequently promotes disinformation regarding Covid-19 vaccines, such as The COVID Vaccine Narrative Has Sunk, And The Powers That Be Have Stopped Trying To Hide It and Researchers Examine Autopsies of Two Boys Who Died Days After COVID Vaccine. There are no confirmed deaths involving children linked to the vaccines.
Failed Fact Checks
- A third party has not fact-checked the Pulse; see examples above.
Overall, we rate The Pulse a quackery-level pseudoscience website based on promoting unproven or misleading information, anti-vaccination propaganda, and 9/11 conspiracies. (D. Van Zandt 7/15/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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