NewsGuard

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NewsGuard is a company aimed to provide ratings for news websites as a way of combating fake news. The Company will license its ratings and Nutrition Labels to the various social media and search platforms and other aggregators of news and information.

TypePrivate
Founded2018
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitenewsguardtech.com

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Key People/Management at NewsGuard

Sarah Brandt

Sarah Brandt

Executive Vice President, Partnerships
Cynthia Brill

Cynthia Brill

General Counsel
Steven Brill

Steven Brill

Co-CEO
Gordon Crovitz

Gordon Crovitz

Co-CEO
Anna-Sophie Harling

Anna-Sophie Harling

Managing Director, Europe Und Executive Vice President, Partnerships
Eric Effron

Eric Effron

Editorial Director
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NewsGuard Office Locations

NewsGuard has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
25 W 52nd St 15th Floor
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NewsGuard Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2018

NewsGuard total Funding

$6 m

NewsGuard latest funding size

$6 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

NewsGuard investors

NewsGuard's latest funding round in March 2018 was reported to be $6 m. In total, NewsGuard has raised $6 m
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NewsGuard Cybersecurity Score

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93/100

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NewsGuard Online and Social Media Presence

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NewsGuard News and Updates

NewsGuard Fights Fake News With Humans, Not Algorithms

A new Chrome extension rates news sites on trustworthiness, with input from experienced reporters.

NewsGuard Blogs

Misinformation Monitor: August 2021

In this month's Monitor, we explore how with less than a month until the election of a new government in Germany, misinformation about the upcoming federal elections is spreading on German social media, finding a niche mainly with conservative sites. The post Misinformation Monitor: August 2021 appe…

Misinformation Monitor: July 2021

In this month's Monitor, we explore how The Gateway Pundit, a conservative news and commentary site with a history of publishing misinformation, has played an outsized role in promoting stories about the election audit in Arizona's Maricopa County and has spread false claims about the process. The p…

Misinformation Monitor: May 2021

How a well-meaning U.S. government database fuels dangerous vaccine misinformation: In this month's Monitor, we explore how the CDC and FDA's Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) can serve as an early warning system for scientists, but can also unintentionally help spread falsehoods about …

Misinformation Monitor: April 2021

How European misinformers are copying false narratives influenced by misinformation out of the 2020 U.S. election: In this month's Monitor, we explore how NewsGuard Red-rated sites in France and Germany, inspired by the 2020 U.S. election, are publishing similar false narratives about European polit…

Misinformation Monitor: March 2021

NewsGuard debunks RFK Jr. in interview about Dr. Anthony Fauci and the COVID-19 vaccine: In this month's Monitor, we debunk myriad false claims RFK Jr. made in an interview with NewsGuard about Dr. Anthony Fauci and the COVID-19 vaccine; investigate the impact in Europe of Children's Health Defense,…

Misinformation Monitor: January 2021

Cheering on the U.S. Capitol riot from Europe: In this month's Monitor, we analyze well-known European misinformers spreading lies about U.S. events, and investigate the origins of the #ItalyDidIt narrative. The post Misinformation Monitor: January 2021 appeared first on NewsGuard.
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NewsGuard Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was NewsGuard founded?

    NewsGuard was founded in 2018.

  • Who are NewsGuard key executives?

    NewsGuard's key executives are Sarah Brandt, Cynthia Brill and Steven Brill.

  • Who are NewsGuard competitors?

    Competitors of NewsGuard include Law.com, KompasTV and Grasswire.

  • Where is NewsGuard headquarters?

    NewsGuard headquarters is located at 25 W 52nd St 15th Floor, New York.

  • Where are NewsGuard offices?

    NewsGuard has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does NewsGuard have?

    NewsGuard has 1 office.