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