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