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