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"FactCheck.org’s Misinformation Directory (FC), created by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
Fake News Codex (FN), widely quoted by Snopes and others, maintained by web developer and data designer Chris Herbert.
OpenSources (OS), run by Merrimack University media studies professor Melissa Zimdars.
PolitiFact’s Fake News Almanac (PF), by PolitiFact, a joint project of the Tampa Bay Times and Poynter.
Snopes’ Field Guide to Fake News Sites and Hoax Purveyors (SN), created by Snopes, the oldest and largest online fact-checking organization."
"Snopes is now 50% owned by an ad agency (Proper Media) and they make money by generating millions of views on the 3rd-party advertisements on their website. It simply makes sense for them to seek out articles that are viral to “debunk”, so that they can piggy-back on that traffic and generate more advertising revenue.
Snopes was founded by a husband and wife team who are now in the middle of a contentious divorce in which founder David Mikkelsen has been accused of embezzling $98,000 of company money to spend on “himself and prostitutes”.
originally posted by: Waterglass
a reply to: manta78
Here's the actual link.
I hope ATS continues to grow and morph its business model towards growth and maintain the conspiracy "edge" however, there are way too many long time senior "progressives" here who shut down real factual news. That alone can flip the site yet other media sites consider it bias towards alt right. I do not.
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Maybe it's just me, but I'm always wary of anyone who describes themselves as the 'most influential' or 'most authoritative' yet I have never heard of them...
originally posted by: manta78
They want the sites blacklisted and shut down.
And yes it includes some of the most popular news sites for conservatives and independent thinkers like Breibart and our own ATS at # 6.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: manta78
Authoritarians who can't control the narrative, will do everything they can to censor those speaking out.