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