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