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Christchurch Mail Media Bias and Christchurch Mail Factual Reporting Analysis

Christchurch Mail is a popular newspaper in New zealand, published from and headquartered in New zealand. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Christchurch Mail’s media bias and Christchurch Mail’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 Christchurch Mail along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Christchurch Mail Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Christchurch Mail 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 Christchurch Mail has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Christchurch Mail’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Christchurch Mail

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

4. Allegations on Christchurch Mail

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

6. Audience of Christchurch Mail

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

7. Christchurch Mail’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 Christchurch Mail social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Christchurch Mail media bias.

8. Popular editors of Christchurch Mail

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

9. Christchurch Mail CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Christchurch Mail 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 Christchurch Mail’s media bias.

B. Christchurch Mail Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Christchurch Mail’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Christchurch Mail’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 Christchurch Mail in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Christchurch Mail

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 Christchurch Mail to suggest if Christchurch Mail has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Christchurch Mail

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

C. Christchurch Mail 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 Christchurch Mail.

D. History of Christchurch Mail

Christchurch Mail is based out of New zealand and primarily published from New zealand . In this section, we will comment about the history of Christchurch Mail including Christchurch Mail founder, Christchurch Mail publisher, Christchurch Mail circulation and Christchurch Mail headquarters.

E. Christchurch Mail Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Christchurch Mail

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


G. Christchurch Mail Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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