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