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Al Jazirah Media Bias and Al Jazirah Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Al Jazirahis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Al Jazirah, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Al Jazirah’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 Jazirah, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Al Jazirah has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Al Jazirah. 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 Jazirah Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Al Jazirah Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Al Jazirah

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

4. Allegations on Al Jazirah

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

6. Audience of Al Jazirah

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

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

8. Popular editors of Al Jazirah

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

9. Al Jazirah CEO’s political views

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

B. Al Jazirah Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Al Jazirah’s misleading or false news articles

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

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

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

3. Sources of Al Jazirah

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

C. Al Jazirah 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 Jazirah.

D. History of Al Jazirah

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

E. Al Jazirah Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Al Jazirah

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


G. Al Jazirah Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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