Poynter, a journalism institute that trains reporters, issued a list of 29 news sites that it calls “Un-News,” and accuses of being biased, unreliable or promoting hate speech.  It urges advertisers who don’t want to “tar their brand with hate speech, falsehoods or some kinds of political messaging” not to support them. 

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/techwatch/corinne-weaver/2019/05/02/journalism-institute-poynter-tries-blacklist-29

 

Considering Poynter is supported financially by George Soros’ Open Society Foundation (the most oxymoronic name since Jumbo Shrimp) and the writer of the list is a producer for the SPLC, you won’t be surprised to learn that all the so-called “unreliable” news sites are conservative leaning.  They include such outlets as the Washington Examiner, the Daily Signal, Breitbart News, the Drudge Report (an aggregator site that just collects news links from other sites) and the Media Research Center, which monitors news sites for bias and inaccuracy.  In fact, practically every site you might think of that doesn’t give you DNC talking points disguised as news is on this list of “unreliable” news sites.  There's not a single left-wing propaganda site deemed unreliable enough to make this list. I assume that their idea of a reliable source might be CNN or MSNBC, sites that have spent the past two years telling us that the President was a Russian spy who was going to be arrested any day now. 

 

Actually, in issuing this list, I think that Poynter has done the world a couple of valuable services when it comes to determining whom to believe.  We now know which news sites are conservative enough to scare George Soros, so you should definitely bookmark those.  And we know what Poynter is, so take anything reported by any “journalist” associated with them with a whole shaker full of salt.

 

UPDATE:  From Poynter.org, the journalism institute that allowed someone associated with the SPLC to declare virtually every conservative-leaning news site as “unreliable”: 

 

“Never mind!”

 

The longer version here, but that’s the nut of it:

 

https://www.poynter.org/letter-from-the-editor/2019/letter-from-the-editor/

 

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