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