I went and clicked on your links, but I either couldn't find the topic we are supposed to be discussing, or they requested you sign up for their email or they required you to let them send cookies. None of which I wanted to do. I looked up your sources on the web and both were rated low on Media Bias. Rumble was rated as a questionable source, very low on truth scale.
Media Bias/Fact Check
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Media Bias/Fact Check
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Founded 2015; 7 years ago
Headquarters Greensboro, North Carolina
Owner Dave M. Van Zandt
URL mediabiasfactcheck.com Edit this at Wikidata
Current status Active
Media Bias/Fact Check (MBFC) is an American fact-checking website founded in 2015 by editor Dave M. Van Zandt. It uses a 0–10 scale to rate sites on two areas: bias and factual accuracy. It has been criticised for its methodology and accuracy.
Chart showing the degree of bias rating given to CNN
Van Zandt and his team use a 0–10 scale to rate sites for biased wording, headlines, actuality, sourcing, story choices, and political affiliation. There is a criterion for factual accuracy based on failed fact checks. The group has also sorted hundreds of web pages into the ideological categories of: Left, Left Center, Least Biased, Right Center, and Right. Van Zandt admits he is not an expert and that "his methods are not rigorously objective."
The site has been used by researchers at the University of Michigan to create a tool called the "Iffy Quotient", which draws data from Media Bias/Fact Check and NewsWhip to track the prevalence of "fake news" and questionable sources on social media.
According to Daniel Funke and Alexios Mantzarlis of the Poynter Institute, "Media Bias/Fact Check is a widely cited source for news stories and even studies about misinformation, despite the fact that its method is in no way scientific." In 2018, the Columbia Journalism Review identified Media Bias/Fact Check as "an armchair media analysis." Additionally, the Columbia Journalism Review described Media Bias/Fact Check as an amateur attempt at categorizing media bias and characterized their assessments as "subjective assessments [that] leave room for human biases, or even simple inconsistencies, to creep in".