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- Overall, we rate World Affairs Brief a tin foil hat conspiracy and strong pseudoscience website.
Factual Reporting: VERY LOW
World Press Freedom Index: USA 45/180
Founded in 2004, World Affairs Brief is a conspiracy and pseudoscience website. According to their about page “The World Affairs Brief is a weekly news analysis service published by Joel M. Skousen subtitled, “Commentary and Insights on a Troubled World.” Mr. Skousen concentrates on adding back into the news information that the establishment media and governments purposely omit in order to keep you from knowing the underlying agenda behind their actions or statements. He believes there is a globalist conspiracy to undermine national sovereignty and to create wars and other provocations that will justify a diminution of civil liberties.”
Funded by / Ownership
World Affairs Brief is owned by Joel Skousen. Revenue is generated through a subscription fee of $48 per year.
Analysis / Bias
In review, World Affairs Brief is a 100% conspiracy and pseudoscience website. The website features a section dedicated to Government cover-ups. It list 9-11, Chemtrails, Vince Foster, the Columbine shooting and many more. Under the recommended news sources tab it lists Infowars-Alex Jones as a favorite. Under the Daily News Q section, they link to news stories from other sources. Some of the sources they link to are questionable such as Zerohedge, the Gateway Pundit and Lew Rockwell.com. In general, this is a tin foil hate conspiracy website.
Overall, we rate World Affairs Brief a tin foil hat conspiracy and strong pseudoscience website. (D. Van Zandt 6/30/2019)