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