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