Canal 12 is a popular newspaper in El Salvador, published from and headquartered in El Salvador. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Canal 12’s media bias and Canal 12’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 Canal 12 along with its factual accuracy.
Media Bias Analysis Summary
After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Canal 12is Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Canal 12, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Canal 12’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 Canal 12, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Canal 12 has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Canal 12. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.
A. Canal 12 Media Bias Analysis
Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Canal 12. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Canal 12 language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Canal 12’s editors, etc. to support our inference.
1. Canal 12 Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines
We will rummage through previous headlines of Canal 12 to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Canal 12 towards any side of the spectrum.
2. Canal 12 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 Canal 12 has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Canal 12’s political bias.
3. Political leader’s Criticism of Canal 12
A political leader’s frequent criticism of Canal 12 will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Canal 12 in the past to support our arguments.
4. Allegations on Canal 12
Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Canal 12 by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Canal 12 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 Canal 12 media bias. To substantiate our claims about Canal 12’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.
6. Audience of Canal 12
The audience of Canal 12 also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Canal 12’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.
7. Canal 12’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 Canal 12 social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Canal 12 media bias.
8. Popular editors of Canal 12
Any popular person or editor associated with the Canal 12 will also speak a lot about Canal 12’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Canal 12 that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.
9. Canal 12 CEO’s political views
In this section, we will look if Canal 12 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 Canal 12’s media bias.
B. Canal 12 Factual Reporting Analysis
After Canal 12 media bias, we will write about Canal 12’s factual reporting, to check whether Canal 12 is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Canal 12’s factual accuracies and will comment if Canal 12 has ever published any false or misleading reports.
1. Canal 12’s misleading or false news articles
We will look for Canal 12’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 Canal 12 in its Op-Ed or news section.
2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Canal 12
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 Canal 12 to suggest if Canal 12 has published false stories in the past or not.
3. Sources of Canal 12
Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Canal 12 in their news stories to find out if Canal 12 is factually reliable or not.
C. Canal 12 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 Canal 12.
D. History of Canal 12
Canal 12 is based out of El Salvador and primarily published from El Salvador . In this section, we will comment about the history of Canal 12 including Canal 12 founder, Canal 12 publisher, Canal 12 circulation and Canal 12 headquarters.
E. Canal 12 Funding & Ownership
Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Canal 12’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Canal 12’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.
F. Readers of Canal 12
Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Canal 12 enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Canal 12 audience.
G. Canal 12 Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion
After a thorough analysis of Canal 12 on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Canal 12 is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Canal 12 is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.