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