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