What is Real Raw News? A Look at the “Independent” Publisher.

Summary: Real Raw News is a satirical political news website that frequently peddles conspiracy theories. The site publishes fantastical, demonstrably false stories of arrests, trials, hangings and executions. Stories on the site generally promote conspiracy theories and other debunked claims, including about U.S. politics, the COVID-19 pandemic and Nibiru.

Real Raw News is a satirical political news website that frequently peddles conspiracy theories, some of which have gone viral. Combing blending of InfoWars and The Onion, the site has kept fact-checkers busy, with stories of Nancy Pelosi being arrested by US Special Forces for treason, Delta Force seizing an “IRS Weapons Shipment,” to claimsof the Military arresting Bill Gates on child sex trafficking charges.

According to its ‘About’ page:

Real Raw News tried to bring light to topics often ignored by others.

Yes, it literally says “tried” (not tries). Whereas the website footer states that the site is:

An independent publisher, RealRawNews explores content often avoided by the mainstream media.

Real Raw News is one of several conspiracy-oriented pages set up in recent years. The site publishes fantastical, demonstrably false stories of arrests, trials, hangings and executions. Site author “Michael Baxter” portrays himself as a reporter with access to privileged information. Using open source information, PolitiFact discovered that “Michael Baxter” is in fact Michael Tuffin.

The website includes a link to a PayPal page for donations. Stories on the site generally promote conspiracy theories and other debunked claims, including about U.S. politics, the COVID-19 pandemic and Nibiru.