Even NYU Study On Left-Wing Misinformation Group Finds News Rating Agency Useless

Even NYU Study On Left-Wing Misinformation Group Finds News Rating Agency Useless


A new study out Friday revealed that even researchers from New York University could find no benefits that NewsGuard, a popular pro-censorship browser extension, offered to consumers’ ability to identify misinformation while successfully directing readers to other sites deemed credible by the agency’s censors.

A team of academics at New York University’s (NYU) Center for Social Media and Politics studied the news rating agency with a survey of more than 3,000 participants that downloaded the extension. The researchers found readers with “high-quality” news diets in line with NewsGuard’s ratings were no more likely to answer questions related to the Black Lives Matter movement or Covid-19 accurately than those who otherwise relied on “lower-quality” sources.

All respondents were asked to “judge the veracity of five

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