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.
Overall, we rate The Science Times Questionable due to the use of poor sources, a complete lack of transparency, and failed fact checks.
Reasoning: Poor Sourcing, Lack of Transparency, Failed Fact Checks
Country: USA World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 2014, The Science Times is a website that publishes news on scientific research and technology in a variety of fields. According to their about page “We provide credible news & info., in-depth reference material about diverse subjects that matter to everyone. We are a source for original and timely science and research information as well as breaking news in the various fields we represent.”
The website lacks transparency as they do not openly disclose ownership or editors, and infrequently name authors or provide bios.