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