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Bakersfield Californian Media Bias and Bakersfield Californian Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Bakersfield Californian Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Bakersfield Californian 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 Bakersfield Californian has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Bakersfield Californian’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Bakersfield Californian

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

4. Allegations on Bakersfield Californian

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

6. Audience of Bakersfield Californian

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

7. Bakersfield Californian’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 Bakersfield Californian social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Bakersfield Californian media bias.

8. Popular editors of Bakersfield Californian

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

9. Bakersfield Californian CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Bakersfield Californian 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 Bakersfield Californian’s media bias.

B. Bakersfield Californian Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Bakersfield Californian’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Bakersfield Californian’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 Bakersfield Californian in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Bakersfield Californian

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 Bakersfield Californian to suggest if Bakersfield Californian has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Bakersfield Californian

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

C. Bakersfield Californian 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 Bakersfield Californian.

D. History of Bakersfield Californian

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

E. Bakersfield Californian Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Bakersfield Californian

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


G. Bakersfield Californian Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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