NewsGuard Fails Fox News, Still Gives Phony BuzzFeed News A Perfect Credibility Rating

PA Pundits - International

By Joseph Vazquez ~

It’s hard to take leftist website ratings firm NewsGuard seriously when it gave Fox News a failing grade while complimenting BuzzFeed News’s notoriously phony reporting with a perfect rating.

Leftist outlet BuzzFeed News promoted the debunked Steele dossier, which was used as the pretext for a prolonged federal investigation against former President Donald Trump that bore no fruit. The dossier remains on BuzzFeed News’s website, but NewsGuard continues to give BuzzFeed a perfect 100/100 score.

To put it into perspective, NewsGuard just slapped Fox News’s score from a green-shield 69.5/100 rating in December down to a red-shield rating of 57/100 last month for supposedly failing “to adhere to several basic journalistic standards.”

One of NewsGuard’s contentions with Fox is that the news outlet allegedly fails to handle “the difference between news and opinion responsibly.” Apparently, NewsGuard couldn’t correctly discern the difference, either.

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