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QUESTIONABLE SOURCE

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  • Overall, we rate True Activist Questionable based on extreme left-wing bias, promotion of propaganda and conspiracies, poor sourcing of information, and a complete lack of transparency.

Detailed Report

Reasoning: Extreme Left, Conspiracy, Propaganda, Pseudoscience, Poor Sourcing, Lack of Transparency
Country: Germany
World Press Freedom Rank: Germany 11/180

History

Founded in 2011, True Activist is a news and opinion website that republishes articles from other sources often with a liberal perspective. The website offers the tagline “Exposing the truth one lie at a time,” but completely lacks transparency as they do not offer an about page, disclose ownership or author names.

Read our profile on Germany’s media and government

Funded by / Ownership

True Activist does not disclose ownership and revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.

Analysis / Bias

In review, True Activist mostly publishes positive stories from other sources or pseudoscience, however, they often don’t credit these sources, which makes it difficult to determine if the stories are factual. Headlines and wording is often sensationalized such as this: UK Accidentally Admits Use Of Horrifying, Organ Rupturing Weapons In Syria. This story is sourced to the conspiracy/pseudoscience website The Mind Unleashed. Politically, True Activist does not have a favorable view of President Trump as evidenced by this article: Scientists Are Being Demoted By Trump Administration For Studying Climate Change.

When it comes to science True Activists supports the consensus on climate change, but does not when it comes to GMO’s as they often promote anti-GMO propaganda. They also promote anti-vaccine propaganda as well as chemtrails.

Failed Fact Check

Overall, we rate True Activist Questionable based on extreme left-wing bias, promotion of pseudoscience propaganda and conspiracies, poor sourcing of information, and a complete lack of transparency. (5/15/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 11/16/2019)

Source: http://www.trueactivist.com/

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