The Rundown Live – Bias and Credibility

The Rundown Live - Conspiracy - Fake News - Not Credible - Right BiasThe Rundown Live - Pseudoscience - Fake News - Not Credible - Right BiasFactual Reporting: Low - Not Credible - Not Reliable - Fake News - Bias


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  • Overall, we rate The Rundown Live a Tin-Foil Hat Conspiracy website for promoting unproven and debunked extraordinary claims.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY


Founded in 2013, The Rundown Live is the website for the former independent news and talk radio program based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to their about page, the website was “founded by Mike Paczesny, in April 2013. Mike is dedicated to the anti-war effort, exposing 9/11 truth and government corruption, along with promoting anarchist philosophy, non-aggression principle, cop watching, consciousness, communication, and how to get involved in the community.” The website currently promotes a variety of conspiracy theories and credible news.

Read our profile on the United States government and media.

Funded by / Ownership

Ownership is not disclosed, but it appears Mike Paczesny is the owner. Revenue is derived through advertising and an online store that sells branded merchandise.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The Rundown Live does not produce original news articles but provides links to news stories. Some stories are credible such as this from Reuters New Mexico congressman tests positive for coronavirus. Other stories are from poor sources such as Summit News.

They also publish misinformation from conspiracy sources such as the Corbett Report: How Governments Are Hunting the Infected – #NewWorldNextWeek. The website frequently publishes conspiracy theories such as this World War Three Is Imminent And #INoLongerComply and ANTIFA SUPPORTS PEDOPHILIA? In general, this is a tin-foil hat conspiracy website that promotes disinformation.

Failed Fact Checks

  • They have not been fact-checked by a third party. See above.

Overall, we rate The Rundown Live a Tin-Foil Hat Conspiracy website for promoting unproven and debunked extraordinary claims. (8/10/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 01/13/2023)


Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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