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