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