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Hürriyet Media Bias and Hürriyet Factual Reporting Analysis

Hürriyet is a popular newspaper in turkey, published from and headquartered in turkey. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Hürriyet’s media bias and Hürriyet’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 Hürriyet along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Hürriyetis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Hürriyet, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Hürriyet’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Hürriyet, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Hürriyet has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Hürriyet. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Hürriyet Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Hürriyet. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Hürriyet language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Hürriyet’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Hürriyet Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Hürriyet to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Hürriyet towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Hürriyet 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 Hürriyet has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Hürriyet’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Hürriyet

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Hürriyet will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Hürriyet in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Hürriyet

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Hürriyet by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Hürriyet 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 Hürriyet media bias. To substantiate our claims about Hürriyet’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Hürriyet

The audience of Hürriyet also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Hürriyet’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Hürriyet’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 Hürriyet social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Hürriyet media bias.

8. Popular editors of Hürriyet

Any popular person or editor associated with the Hürriyet will also speak a lot about Hürriyet’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Hürriyet that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Hürriyet CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Hürriyet 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 Hürriyet’s media bias.

B. Hürriyet Factual Reporting Analysis

After Hürriyet media bias, we will write about Hürriyet’s factual reporting, to check whether Hürriyet is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Hürriyet’s factual accuracies and will comment if Hürriyet has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Hürriyet’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Hürriyet’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 Hürriyet in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Hürriyet

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 Hürriyet to suggest if Hürriyet has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Hürriyet

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Hürriyet in their news stories to find out if Hürriyet is factually reliable or not.

C. Hürriyet 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 Hürriyet.

D. History of Hürriyet

Hürriyet is based out of turkey and primarily published from turkey . In this section, we will comment about the history of Hürriyet including Hürriyet founder, Hürriyet publisher, Hürriyet circulation and Hürriyet headquarters.

E. Hürriyet Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Hürriyet’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Hürriyet’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Hürriyet

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Hürriyet enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Hürriyet audience.


G. Hürriyet Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Hürriyet on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Hürriyet is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Hürriyet is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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