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- Overall, we rate USAWatchDog.com right biased and a tin-foil hat conspiracy and quackery level pseudoscience website based on the frequent promotion of false, misleading, unproven, or debunked claims.
Bias Rating: RIGHT CONSPIRACY-PSEUDOSCIENCE
Factual Reporting: LOW
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded in February 2005, USAWatchdog.com is the website of former CNN journalist Greg Hunter. According to their about page, “the site will keep an eye on the government, your financial interests and cut through the media spin.” Greg Hunter spent nearly 9 years as a network and investigative correspondent.
Funded by / Ownership
Greg Hunter owns the website through USAWatchDog LLC. Advertising and donations generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In reviewing the website, it is hard to imagine that a once credible journalist could support and write for a tin foil hat conspiracy website such as this. The primary conspiracies promoted on this website are Geoengineering and Chemtrails. There is also a promotion of 9-11 conspiracies. Further, Greg Hunter lists his favorite websites, which reads like a who’s who of conspiracy and questionable sources. USAWatchdog.com also reports financial news that is generally credible, though again, they sometimes promote economic conspiracies that they claim will lead to WW III.
Further, during the Covid-19 pandemic, USAWatchdog frequently promoted false or misleading information such as vaccine shedding, which is not possible Unvaxed at Risk from Vaxed in Coming Dark Winter – Karen Kingston. Finally, after the 2020 Presidential election, they consistently reported election fraud such as this AZ Audit Proves 2020 Election Fraud, Biden Attacks Unvaxed, USA is Broke. This claim is false. In general, most stories on USAWatchDog strongly favor the right and frequently promote misinformation.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate USAWatchDog.com right biased and a tin-foil hat conspiracy and quackery level pseudoscience website based on the frequent promotion of false, misleading, unproven, or debunked claims. (D. Van Zandt 2/25/2018) Updated (04/07/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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