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