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Alpha Media Bias and Alpha Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Alphais Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Alpha, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Alpha’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
right
extreme right
left center
left
extreme left
center
 
 

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Alpha, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Alpha has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Alpha. 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
unreliable
highly reliable

A.   Alpha Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Alpha Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Alpha

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

4. Allegations on Alpha

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

6. Audience of Alpha

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

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

8. Popular editors of Alpha

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

9. Alpha CEO’s political views

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

B. Alpha Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Alpha’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Alpha

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

3. Sources of Alpha

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

C. Alpha 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 Alpha.

D. History of Alpha

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

E. Alpha Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Alpha

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

 

G. Alpha Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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