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