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El Comercio Media Bias and El Comercio Factual Reporting Analysis

El Comercio is a popular newspaper in Peru, published from and headquartered in Peru. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze El Comercio’s media bias and El Comercio’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 El Comercio along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the El Comerciois Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For El Comercio, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on El Comercio’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the El Comercio, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if El Comercio has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of El Comercio. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   El Comercio Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for El Comercio. We will observe, analyse and comment on the El Comercio language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of El Comercio’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. El Comercio Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of El Comercio to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of El Comercio towards any side of the spectrum.

2. El Comercio 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 El Comercio has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support El Comercio’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of El Comercio

A political leader’s frequent criticism of El Comercio will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised El Comercio in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on El Comercio

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against El Comercio by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if El Comercio 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 El Comercio media bias. To substantiate our claims about El Comercio’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of El Comercio

The audience of El Comercio also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about El Comercio’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. El Comercio’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 El Comercio social media accounts to look for clues that suggests El Comercio media bias.

8. Popular editors of El Comercio

Any popular person or editor associated with the El Comercio will also speak a lot about El Comercio’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of El Comercio that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. El Comercio CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if El Comercio 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 El Comercio’s media bias.

B. El Comercio Factual Reporting Analysis

After El Comercio media bias, we will write about El Comercio’s factual reporting, to check whether El Comercio is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing El Comercio’s factual accuracies and will comment if El Comercio has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. El Comercio’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for El Comercio’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 El Comercio in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of El Comercio

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 El Comercio to suggest if El Comercio has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of El Comercio

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by El Comercio in their news stories to find out if El Comercio is factually reliable or not.

C. El Comercio 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 El Comercio.

D. History of El Comercio

El Comercio is based out of Peru and primarily published from Peru . In this section, we will comment about the history of El Comercio including El Comercio founder, El Comercio publisher, El Comercio circulation and El Comercio headquarters.

E. El Comercio Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about El Comercio’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how El Comercio’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of El Comercio

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers El Comercio enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of El Comercio audience.


G. El Comercio Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of El Comercio on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if El Comercio is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether El Comercio is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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