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