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