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Austin American-Statesman Media Bias and Austin American-Statesman Factual Reporting Analysis

Austin American-Statesman is a popular newspaper in United States (US), published from and headquartered in United States (US). In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Austin American-Statesman’s media bias and Austin American-Statesman’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 Austin American-Statesman along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Austin American-Statesman Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Austin American-Statesman 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 Austin American-Statesman has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Austin American-Statesman’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Austin American-Statesman

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

4. Allegations on Austin American-Statesman

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

6. Audience of Austin American-Statesman

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

7. Austin American-Statesman’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 Austin American-Statesman social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Austin American-Statesman media bias.

8. Popular editors of Austin American-Statesman

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

9. Austin American-Statesman CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Austin American-Statesman 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 Austin American-Statesman’s media bias.

B. Austin American-Statesman Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Austin American-Statesman’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Austin American-Statesman’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 Austin American-Statesman in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Austin American-Statesman

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 Austin American-Statesman to suggest if Austin American-Statesman has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Austin American-Statesman

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

C. Austin American-Statesman 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 Austin American-Statesman.

D. History of Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-Statesman is based out of United States (US) and primarily published from United States (US) . In this section, we will comment about the history of Austin American-Statesman including Austin American-Statesman founder, Austin American-Statesman publisher, Austin American-Statesman circulation and Austin American-Statesman headquarters.

E. Austin American-Statesman Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Austin American-Statesman

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


G. Austin American-Statesman Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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