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