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George Herald Media Bias and George Herald Factual Reporting Analysis

George Herald is a popular newspaper in South Africa, published from and headquartered in South Africa. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze George Herald’s media bias and George Herald’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 George Herald along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the George Heraldis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For George Herald, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on George Herald’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the George Herald, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if George Herald has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of George Herald. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   George Herald Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for George Herald. We will observe, analyse and comment on the George Herald language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of George Herald’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. George Herald Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of George Herald to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of George Herald towards any side of the spectrum.

2. George Herald 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 George Herald has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support George Herald’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of George Herald

A political leader’s frequent criticism of George Herald will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised George Herald in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on George Herald

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against George Herald by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if George Herald 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 George Herald media bias. To substantiate our claims about George Herald’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of George Herald

The audience of George Herald also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about George Herald’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. George Herald’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 George Herald social media accounts to look for clues that suggests George Herald media bias.

8. Popular editors of George Herald

Any popular person or editor associated with the George Herald will also speak a lot about George Herald’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of George Herald that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. George Herald CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if George Herald 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 George Herald’s media bias.

B. George Herald Factual Reporting Analysis

After George Herald media bias, we will write about George Herald’s factual reporting, to check whether George Herald is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing George Herald’s factual accuracies and will comment if George Herald has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. George Herald’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for George Herald’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 George Herald in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of George Herald

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 George Herald to suggest if George Herald has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of George Herald

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by George Herald in their news stories to find out if George Herald is factually reliable or not.

C. George Herald 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 George Herald.

D. History of George Herald

George Herald is based out of South Africa and primarily published from South Africa . In this section, we will comment about the history of George Herald including George Herald founder, George Herald publisher, George Herald circulation and George Herald headquarters.

E. George Herald Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about George Herald’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how George Herald’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of George Herald

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers George Herald enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of George Herald audience.


G. George Herald Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of George Herald on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if George Herald is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether George Herald is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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