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