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