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