These media sources are moderate to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Right Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate Weasel Zippers Right Biased based on story selection that favors the right and Mixed for factual reporting due to the use of some poor sources and a complete lack of transparency.
Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2010, Weasel Zippers is a conservative news website that does not have an about page. A search of Whois and trademarking indicates the Weasel Zippers name is registered and trademarked to Andrew Fell. Weasel Zippers offers a tagline that reads “scouring the bowels of the internet.”
Funded by / Ownership
The website does not disclose ownership, and funding appears to come primarily from online advertising and donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Weasel Zippers produces very little original content. They typically provide a summary or a few paragraphs from a news article and then encourage the reader to read the full article offsite. All news articles reviewed favor the right and denigrate the left.
Weasel Zippers links to various sources, with most falling on the right side of the spectrum. They also publish news from factually Mixed sources such as the Daily Wire, Daily Caller, Daily Mail, and questionable sources such as Breitbart. Since Weasel Zippers is not writing the content, loaded emotional language comes from the source they are linking to.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the last 5 years.
Overall, we rate Weasel Zippers Right Biased based on story selection that favors the right and Mixed for factual reporting due to the use of some poor sources and a complete lack of transparency. (10/21/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 10/28/2022)
Last Updated on October 28, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check