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