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