Friday, LifeSite’s Calvin Freiburger reported on NewsGuard’s adoption by Microsoft as a news service rating app pre-installed on mobile versions of its Edge browser.
NewsGuard uses journalism to fight false news, misinformation, and disinformation. Our trained analysts, who are experienced journalists, research online news brands to help readers and viewers know which ones are trying to do legitimate journalism—and which are not,” the NewsGuard website states.
While some right-of-center websites, such as The Federalist and Conservative Review, receive green checkmarks, others such as The Drudge Report, The Blaze, Breitbart, and PJ Media are given warning labels. LifeSiteNews receives a warning label as well, falsely claiming that this website “generally fails to maintain basic standards of accuracy and accountability,” has “repeatedly misstated medical research about abortion,” and fails to “regularly correc[t] or clarif[y] errors.”
What they are really saying is that LifeSite, Drudge Report, Breitbart, etc. do not present the politically correct, frequently skewed or “fake”, mainstream media version of the news – especially on the issues we cover. And, we fail to “correct” or “clarify” what they wrongly determine to be “errors” in our reporting.
Guess who some of the news organizations are that NewsGuard rates as being extremely trustworthy? Why of course none other than The New York Times, Huffington Post, CNN, New York Daily News and National Review on line.
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