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Overall, we rate The Shovel a Satire website that appropriately disclaims its intentions.
Bias Rating: LEFT SATIRE Factual Reporting: N/A Country: Australia Press Freedom Rank:MOSTLY FREE Media Type: Website Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: N/A
Founded in 2010, The Shovel is a satire website based in Australia. Their about page states, “Ok, let’s be really clear here – most of the stuff on this site is made up. So we’re a bit like The Daily Telegraph or The Daily Mail, just with slightly longer words.