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