21CN is a popular newspaper in China, published from and headquartered in China. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze 21CN’s media bias and 21CN’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 21CN along with its factual accuracy.
Media Bias Analysis Summary
After thorough research, we will conclude whether the 21CNis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For 21CN, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on 21CN’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 21CN, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if 21CN has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of 21CN. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.
A. 21CN Media Bias Analysis
Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for 21CN. We will observe, analyse and comment on the 21CN language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of 21CN’s editors, etc. to support our inference.
1. 21CN Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines
We will rummage through previous headlines of 21CN to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of 21CN towards any side of the spectrum.
2. 21CN 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 21CN has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support 21CN’s political bias.
3. Political leader’s Criticism of 21CN
A political leader’s frequent criticism of 21CN will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised 21CN in the past to support our arguments.
4. Allegations on 21CN
Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against 21CN by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if 21CN 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 21CN media bias. To substantiate our claims about 21CN’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.
6. Audience of 21CN
The audience of 21CN also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about 21CN’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.
7. 21CN’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 21CN social media accounts to look for clues that suggests 21CN media bias.
8. Popular editors of 21CN
Any popular person or editor associated with the 21CN will also speak a lot about 21CN’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of 21CN that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.
9. 21CN CEO’s political views
In this section, we will look if 21CN 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 21CN’s media bias.
B. 21CN Factual Reporting Analysis
After 21CN media bias, we will write about 21CN’s factual reporting, to check whether 21CN is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing 21CN’s factual accuracies and will comment if 21CN has ever published any false or misleading reports.
1. 21CN’s misleading or false news articles
We will look for 21CN’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 21CN in its Op-Ed or news section.
2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of 21CN
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 21CN to suggest if 21CN has published false stories in the past or not.
3. Sources of 21CN
Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by 21CN in their news stories to find out if 21CN is factually reliable or not.
C. 21CN 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 21CN.
D. History of 21CN
21CN is based out of China and primarily published from China . In this section, we will comment about the history of 21CN including 21CN founder, 21CN publisher, 21CN circulation and 21CN headquarters.
E. 21CN Funding & Ownership
Under this section, mediabuzz will write about 21CN’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how 21CN’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.
F. Readers of 21CN
Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers 21CN enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of 21CN audience.
G. 21CN Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion
After a thorough analysis of 21CN on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if 21CN is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether 21CN is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.