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