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Colombo Page Media Bias and Colombo Page Factual Reporting Analysis

Colombo Page is a popular newspaper in Sri Lanka, published from and headquartered in Sri Lanka. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Colombo Page’s media bias and Colombo Page’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 Colombo Page along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Colombo Page Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Colombo Page 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 Colombo Page has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Colombo Page’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Colombo Page

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

4. Allegations on Colombo Page

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

6. Audience of Colombo Page

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

7. Colombo Page’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 Colombo Page social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Colombo Page media bias.

8. Popular editors of Colombo Page

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

9. Colombo Page CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Colombo Page 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 Colombo Page’s media bias.

B. Colombo Page Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Colombo Page’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Colombo Page’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 Colombo Page in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Colombo Page

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 Colombo Page to suggest if Colombo Page has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Colombo Page

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

C. Colombo Page 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 Colombo Page.

D. History of Colombo Page

Colombo Page is based out of Sri Lanka and primarily published from Sri Lanka . In this section, we will comment about the history of Colombo Page including Colombo Page founder, Colombo Page publisher, Colombo Page circulation and Colombo Page headquarters.

E. Colombo Page Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Colombo Page

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

 

G. Colombo Page Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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