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