BlacklistedNews.com made the list (now removed) that Poynter.org published of unreliable news organizations that they would like to see demonitized and Blacklisted from the internet.
Not shocking to say the least.
This is why we are working now to create alternative ways besides traditional banner advertising to support the website. The writing is on the wall and this is far from over.
More to come on that!
Here is the original cached listing of sites George Soros, SPLC, ProporNot, and other establishment propaganda pushers would like you to not be able to visit.
Below is the message that replaced the listing once they started getting push back and removed it.
On Tuesday, April 30, Poynter posted a list of 515 “unreliable” news websites, built from pre-existing databases compiled by journalists, fact-checkers and researchers around the country. Our aim was to provide a useful tool for readers to gauge the legitimacy of the information they were consuming.
Soon after we published, we received complaints from those on the list and readers who objected to the inclusion of certain sites, and the exclusion of others. We began an audit to test the accuracy and veracity of the list, and while we feel that many of the sites did have a track record of publishing unreliable information, our review found weaknesses in the methodology. We detected inconsistencies between the findings of the original databases that were the sources for the list and our own rendering of the final report.
Therefore, we are removing this unreliable sites list until we are able to provide our audience a more consistent and rigorous set of criteria. The list was intended to be a starting place for readers and journalists to learn more about the veracity of websites that purported to offer news; it was not intended to be definitive or all encompassing. We regret that we failed to ensure that the data was rigorous before publication, and apologize for the confusion and agitation caused by its publication. We pledge to continue to hold ourselves to the highest standards.
— Barbara Allen, managing editor, Poynter.org
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