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Business Day Media Bias and Business Day Factual Reporting Analysis

Business Day is a popular newspaper in Nigeria, published from and headquartered in Nigeria. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Business Day’s media bias and Business Day’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 Business Day along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Business Dayis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Business Day, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Business Day’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Business Day, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Business Day has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Business Day. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Business Day Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Business Day. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Business Day language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Business Day’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Business Day Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Business Day to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Business Day towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Business Day 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 Business Day has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Business Day’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Business Day

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Business Day will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Business Day in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Business Day

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Business Day by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Business Day 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 Business Day media bias. To substantiate our claims about Business Day’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Business Day

The audience of Business Day also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Business Day’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Business Day’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 Business Day social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Business Day media bias.

8. Popular editors of Business Day

Any popular person or editor associated with the Business Day will also speak a lot about Business Day’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Business Day that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Business Day CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Business Day 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 Business Day’s media bias.

B. Business Day Factual Reporting Analysis

After Business Day media bias, we will write about Business Day’s factual reporting, to check whether Business Day is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Business Day’s factual accuracies and will comment if Business Day has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Business Day’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Business Day’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 Business Day in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Business Day

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 Business Day to suggest if Business Day has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Business Day

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Business Day in their news stories to find out if Business Day is factually reliable or not.

C. Business Day 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 Business Day.

D. History of Business Day

Business Day is based out of Nigeria and primarily published from Nigeria . In this section, we will comment about the history of Business Day including Business Day founder, Business Day publisher, Business Day circulation and Business Day headquarters.

E. Business Day Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Business Day’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Business Day’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Business Day

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Business Day enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Business Day audience.


G. Business Day Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Business Day on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Business Day is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Business Day is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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