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