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