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