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Chicago Defender Media Bias and Chicago Defender Factual Reporting Analysis

Chicago Defender is a popular newspaper in United States (US), published from and headquartered in United States (US). In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Chicago Defender’s media bias and Chicago Defender’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 Chicago Defender along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Chicago Defenderis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Chicago Defender, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Chicago Defender’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 Chicago Defender, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Chicago Defender has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Chicago Defender. 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.   Chicago Defender Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Chicago Defender Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Chicago Defender 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 Chicago Defender has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Chicago Defender’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Chicago Defender

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

4. Allegations on Chicago Defender

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

6. Audience of Chicago Defender

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

7. Chicago Defender’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 Chicago Defender social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Chicago Defender media bias.

8. Popular editors of Chicago Defender

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

9. Chicago Defender CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Chicago Defender 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 Chicago Defender’s media bias.

B. Chicago Defender Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Chicago Defender’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Chicago Defender’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 Chicago Defender in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Chicago Defender

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 Chicago Defender to suggest if Chicago Defender has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Chicago Defender

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

C. Chicago Defender 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 Chicago Defender.

D. History of Chicago Defender

Chicago Defender is based out of United States (US) and primarily published from United States (US) . In this section, we will comment about the history of Chicago Defender including Chicago Defender founder, Chicago Defender publisher, Chicago Defender circulation and Chicago Defender headquarters.

E. Chicago Defender Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Chicago Defender

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


G. Chicago Defender Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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