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