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