The world is crying out for justice.
In the wake of George Floyd's death, a global #BlackLivesMatter movement has erupted, demanding justice for black people across the world and calling for an end to systemic racism. Stop Funding Misinformation stands in solidarity with this movement, but this moment calls for more than words: it calls for action.
Racist narratives can cause real-world harms: dehumanising black people and whipping up fear. Stop Funding Fake News is fighting back: we're calling on advertisers to blacklist these 10, U.S-based, racist misinformation sites.
1. American Greatness
American Greatness has:
3. American Thinker
American Thinker has:
Promoted the conspiracy theory that President Obama was secretly Muslim.
Published articles by Jared Taylor, who according to the Southern Poverty Law Centre is a white supremacist.
4. Big League Politics
Big League Politics has:
5. Zero Hedge
Zero Hedge has:
7. The Washington Standard
The Washington Standard has:
Falsely claimed Black Lives Matter is a money-laundering vehicle for the Democratic National Committee.
Said that the George Floyd protests have “offered new insight into the unholy alliance between Leftists and Islamic supremacists”.
8. Gateway Pundit
Gateway Pundit has:
Recommended readers “buy guns and plenty of ammo” to protect themselves against “Antifa and Black Lives Matter”
Promoted the conspiracy theory that President Obama was born in Kenya.
10. The Federalist
The Federalist has: