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