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Ilocos Sentinel Media Bias and Ilocos Sentinel Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Ilocos Sentinelis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Ilocos Sentinel, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Ilocos Sentinel’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 Ilocos Sentinel, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Ilocos Sentinel has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Ilocos Sentinel. 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.   Ilocos Sentinel Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Ilocos Sentinel Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Ilocos Sentinel

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

4. Allegations on Ilocos Sentinel

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

6. Audience of Ilocos Sentinel

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

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

8. Popular editors of Ilocos Sentinel

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

9. Ilocos Sentinel CEO’s political views

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

B. Ilocos Sentinel Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Ilocos Sentinel’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Ilocos Sentinel

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

3. Sources of Ilocos Sentinel

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

C. Ilocos Sentinel 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 Ilocos Sentinel.

D. History of Ilocos Sentinel

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

E. Ilocos Sentinel Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Ilocos Sentinel

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


G. Ilocos Sentinel Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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