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