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