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