A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing of credible information, a complete lack of transparency, and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for profit or influence (Learn More). Sources listed in the Questionable Category may be very untrustworthy and should be fact-checked on a per-article basis. Please note sources on this list are not considered fake news unless specifically written in the reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.
- Overall, we rate WorldNewsERA as Left-Center biased and Questionable based on republishing articles in full, resulting in copyright infringement and plagiarism. The website also lacks transparency and may rely on sources that have failed fact-checks.
Questionable Reasoning: Lack of Transparency, Poor Sourcing, Plagiarism
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MIXED
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: N/A
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
WorldNewsEra is a general news website that covers a wide range of topics, including politics, entertainment, sports, and more. According to its about page, “World News Era is the world leader in online news and information and seeks to inform, engage and empower the common men and all age groups.”
Although the domain is registered in the United States, the writing indicates a non-native English speaker; therefore, we cannot determine where this site is from.
Funded by / Ownership
The website does not provide explicit information about its funding sources or ownership. This lack of transparency makes it difficult to determine any potential biases related to funding.
Analysis / Bias
WorldNewsERA does not produce original content but instead aggregates news stories along a wide range of topics and republishes the articles in full. Despite giving credit to the original source, republishing full articles verbatim from other sources is plagiarism and copyright infringement.
Failed Fact Checks
- As cold weather pushed through Germany in February 2021, a “total collapse” in wind and solar energy left Germans in need of coal-fired energy. – Mostly False
Overall, we rate WorldNewsERA as Left-Center biased and Questionable based on republishing articles in full, resulting in copyright infringement and plagiarism. The website also lacks transparency and may rely on sources that have failed fact-checks. (D. Van Zandt 10/02/2023)
Last Updated on October 2, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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