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