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