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