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