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