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