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