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