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Chicago Tribune Media Bias and Chicago Tribune Factual Reporting Analysis

Chicago Tribune 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 Tribune’s media bias and Chicago Tribune’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 Tribune along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Chicago Tribuneis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Chicago Tribune, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Chicago Tribune’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
right
extreme right
left center
left
extreme left
center
 
 

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Chicago Tribune, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Chicago Tribune has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Chicago Tribune. 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
unreliable
highly reliable

A.   Chicago Tribune Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Chicago Tribune Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Chicago Tribune

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

4. Allegations on Chicago Tribune

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

6. Audience of Chicago Tribune

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

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

8. Popular editors of Chicago Tribune

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

9. Chicago Tribune CEO’s political views

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

B. Chicago Tribune Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Chicago Tribune’s misleading or false news articles

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

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

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

3. Sources of Chicago Tribune

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

C. Chicago Tribune 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 Tribune.

D. History of Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune 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 Tribune including Chicago Tribune founder, Chicago Tribune publisher, Chicago Tribune circulation and Chicago Tribune headquarters.

E. Chicago Tribune Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Chicago Tribune

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

 

G. Chicago Tribune Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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