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