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