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