163.com is a popular newspaper in China, published from and headquartered in China. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze 163.com’s media bias and 163.com’s factual reporting on the basis of its coverage, language used, presidential endorsements, media reports, research and blind surveys. We have also commented on the left or right biasedness of the 163.com along with its factual accuracy.
Media Bias Analysis Summary
After thorough research, we will conclude whether the 163.comis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For 163.com, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on 163.com’s media bias. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media bias meter out of all the seven possible meters shown here.
Factual Reporting Summary
For commenting on the factual accuracy of the 163.com, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if 163.com has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of 163.com. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.
A. 163.com Media Bias Analysis
Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for 163.com. We will observe, analyse and comment on the 163.com language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of 163.com’s editors, etc. to support our inference.
1. 163.com Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines
We will rummage through previous headlines of 163.com to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of 163.com towards any side of the spectrum.
2. 163.com Endorsement of President
Endorsement of presidential candidates in elections comments strongly about a newspaper’s affiliation towards left or right. We will look out for candidates that 163.com has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support 163.com’s political bias.
3. Political leader’s Criticism of 163.com
A political leader’s frequent criticism of 163.com will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised 163.com in the past to support our arguments.
4. Allegations on 163.com
Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against 163.com by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if 163.com is biased towards left, right or center.
5. Media Bias Articles from Research Papers, Institutions, etc.
Several reputed fact checking and media bias analytics organizations conduct thorough surveys and research to write about 163.com media bias. To substantiate our claims about 163.com’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.
6. Audience of 163.com
The audience of 163.com also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about 163.com’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.
7. 163.com’s controversial statements and tweets
Several newspapers make controversial statements or tweets on social media that reflect their affinity towards any ideology. We will flip through 163.com social media accounts to look for clues that suggests 163.com media bias.
8. Popular editors of 163.com
Any popular person or editor associated with the 163.com will also speak a lot about 163.com’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of 163.com that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.
9. 163.com CEO’s political views
In this section, we will look if 163.com CEO supports or sponsors any political party directly or indirectly. We will look for his tweets, statements, opinion pieces, and controversies that will take us towards 163.com’s media bias.
B. 163.com Factual Reporting Analysis
After 163.com media bias, we will write about 163.com’s factual reporting, to check whether 163.com is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing 163.com’s factual accuracies and will comment if 163.com has ever published any false or misleading reports.
1. 163.com’s misleading or false news articles
We will look for 163.com’s previous history if it has ever intentionally or unintentionally published any fake news, false or misleading reports to influence audience. We will also write about false claims made by 163.com in its Op-Ed or news section.
2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of 163.com
Several fact-checking organizations including Politico, FactCheck, Snopes, Poynter, etc. conduct frequent fact-check on news articles published by newspapers. We will list down fact-checks that mentioned 163.com to suggest if 163.com has published false stories in the past or not.
3. Sources of 163.com
Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by 163.com in their news stories to find out if 163.com is factually reliable or not.
C. 163.com Reliability Ratings by Fact-Checking Organizations
Several organizations across the globe independently conduct thorough research and studies on the pattern of news coverage by mainstream media. These websites study the articles published by the news media with the help of professionals and rate them on the basis of bias and reliability. Under this section, we will find out what other fact-checking organizations and media monitors have to say about 163.com.
D. History of 163.com
163.com is based out of China and primarily published from China . In this section, we will comment about the history of 163.com including 163.com founder, 163.com publisher, 163.com circulation and 163.com headquarters.
E. 163.com Funding & Ownership
Under this section, mediabuzz will write about 163.com’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how 163.com’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.
F. Readers of 163.com
Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers 163.com enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of 163.com audience.
G. 163.com Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion
After a thorough analysis of 163.com on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if 163.com is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether 163.com is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.