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