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