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