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Al Akhbar Media Bias and Al Akhbar Factual Reporting Analysis

Al Akhbar is a popular newspaper in Lebenon, published from and headquartered in Lebenon. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Al Akhbar’s media bias and Al Akhbar’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 Al Akhbar along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Al Akhbaris Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Al Akhbar, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Al Akhbar’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Al Akhbar, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Al Akhbar has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Al Akhbar. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Al Akhbar Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Al Akhbar. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Al Akhbar language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Al Akhbar’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Al Akhbar Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Al Akhbar to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Al Akhbar towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Al Akhbar 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 Al Akhbar has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Al Akhbar’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Al Akhbar

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Al Akhbar will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Al Akhbar in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Al Akhbar

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Al Akhbar by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Al Akhbar 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 Al Akhbar media bias. To substantiate our claims about Al Akhbar’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Al Akhbar

The audience of Al Akhbar also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Al Akhbar’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Al Akhbar’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 Al Akhbar social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Al Akhbar media bias.

8. Popular editors of Al Akhbar

Any popular person or editor associated with the Al Akhbar will also speak a lot about Al Akhbar’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Al Akhbar that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Al Akhbar CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Al Akhbar 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 Al Akhbar’s media bias.

B. Al Akhbar Factual Reporting Analysis

After Al Akhbar media bias, we will write about Al Akhbar’s factual reporting, to check whether Al Akhbar is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Al Akhbar’s factual accuracies and will comment if Al Akhbar has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Al Akhbar’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Al Akhbar’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 Al Akhbar in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Al Akhbar

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 Al Akhbar to suggest if Al Akhbar has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Al Akhbar

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Al Akhbar in their news stories to find out if Al Akhbar is factually reliable or not.

C. Al Akhbar 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 Al Akhbar.

D. History of Al Akhbar

Al Akhbar is based out of Lebenon and primarily published from Lebenon . In this section, we will comment about the history of Al Akhbar including Al Akhbar founder, Al Akhbar publisher, Al Akhbar circulation and Al Akhbar headquarters.

E. Al Akhbar Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Al Akhbar’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Al Akhbar’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Al Akhbar

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Al Akhbar enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Al Akhbar audience.


G. Al Akhbar Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Al Akhbar on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Al Akhbar is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Al Akhbar is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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