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