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Asian Tribune Media Bias and Asian Tribune Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Asian Tribune Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Asian Tribune

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

4. Allegations on Asian Tribune

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

6. Audience of Asian Tribune

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

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

8. Popular editors of Asian Tribune

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

9. Asian Tribune CEO’s political views

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

B. Asian Tribune Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Asian Tribune’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Asian Tribune

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

3. Sources of Asian Tribune

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

C. Asian Tribune 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 Asian Tribune.

D. History of Asian Tribune

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

E. Asian Tribune Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Asian Tribune

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


G. Asian Tribune Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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