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