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