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