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Al Qalam Media Bias and Al Qalam Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Al Qalam Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Al Qalam

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

4. Allegations on Al Qalam

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

6. Audience of Al Qalam

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

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

8. Popular editors of Al Qalam

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

9. Al Qalam CEO’s political views

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

B. Al Qalam Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Al Qalam’s misleading or false news articles

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

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

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

3. Sources of Al Qalam

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

C. Al Qalam 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 Qalam.

D. History of Al Qalam

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

E. Al Qalam Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Al Qalam

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


G. Al Qalam Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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