180 is a popular newspaper in Uruguay, published from and headquartered in Uruguay. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze 180’s media bias and 180’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 180 along with its factual accuracy.
Media Bias Analysis Summary
After thorough research, we will conclude whether the 180is Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For 180, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on 180’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 180, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if 180 has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of 180. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.
A. 180 Media Bias Analysis
Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for 180. We will observe, analyse and comment on the 180 language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of 180’s editors, etc. to support our inference.
1. 180 Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines
We will rummage through previous headlines of 180 to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of 180 towards any side of the spectrum.
2. 180 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 180 has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support 180’s political bias.
3. Political leader’s Criticism of 180
A political leader’s frequent criticism of 180 will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised 180 in the past to support our arguments.
4. Allegations on 180
Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against 180 by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if 180 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 180 media bias. To substantiate our claims about 180’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.
6. Audience of 180
The audience of 180 also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about 180’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.
7. 180’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 180 social media accounts to look for clues that suggests 180 media bias.
8. Popular editors of 180
Any popular person or editor associated with the 180 will also speak a lot about 180’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of 180 that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.
9. 180 CEO’s political views
In this section, we will look if 180 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 180’s media bias.
B. 180 Factual Reporting Analysis
After 180 media bias, we will write about 180’s factual reporting, to check whether 180 is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing 180’s factual accuracies and will comment if 180 has ever published any false or misleading reports.
1. 180’s misleading or false news articles
We will look for 180’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 180 in its Op-Ed or news section.
2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of 180
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 180 to suggest if 180 has published false stories in the past or not.
3. Sources of 180
Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by 180 in their news stories to find out if 180 is factually reliable or not.
C. 180 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 180.
D. History of 180
180 is based out of Uruguay and primarily published from Uruguay . In this section, we will comment about the history of 180 including 180 founder, 180 publisher, 180 circulation and 180 headquarters.
E. 180 Funding & Ownership
Under this section, mediabuzz will write about 180’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how 180’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.
F. Readers of 180
Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers 180 enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of 180 audience.
G. 180 Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion
After a thorough analysis of 180 on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if 180 is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether 180 is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.