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