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