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