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