NewsGuard Gives 'Green' Rating to Repeated Hoax Publisher Rolling Stone, 'Red' to Critics
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September 14, 20212 min read, 422 words

NewsGuard Gives 'Green' Rating to Repeated Hoax Publisher Rolling Stone, 'Red' to CriticsNewsGuard Gives 'Green' Rating to Repeated Hoax Publisher Rolling Stone, 'Red' to Critics

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Published: September 14, 2021  |  2 min read, 422 words
NewsGuard, the establishment “news rating” project that claims to fight untrustworthy media outlets, continues to give its seal of approval to Rolling Stone, a partisan leftist magazine that has repeatedly fallen for high profile hoaxes. The co-CEO of NewsGuard, Steven Brill, to...
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Sep 14
This is a solid report on the current state of NewsGuard's rating treatment of Breitbart and Rolling Stone. The author's points should hit home for most readers and have all of us asking ourselves who these self-appointed determiners of news outlet credibility are? Put the media rating tools in the hands of news consumers and see what happens. I hope Allum stays on top of this ongoing story and does what his reporting can to limit the spread of this centralized, top-down approach to rating news sources.
Sep 14
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