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