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Independent Television (ITV) Media Bias and Independent Television (ITV) Factual Reporting Analysis

Independent Television (ITV) is a popular newspaper in Tanzania, published from and headquartered in Tanzania. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Independent Television (ITV)’s media bias and Independent Television (ITV)’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 Independent Television (ITV) along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Independent Television (ITV)is Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Independent Television (ITV), we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Independent Television (ITV)’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
right
extreme right
left center
left
extreme left
center
 
 

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Independent Television (ITV), we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Independent Television (ITV) has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Independent Television (ITV). 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
unreliable
highly reliable

A.   Independent Television (ITV) Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Independent Television (ITV) Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Independent Television (ITV) 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 Independent Television (ITV) has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Independent Television (ITV)’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Independent Television (ITV)

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

4. Allegations on Independent Television (ITV)

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

6. Audience of Independent Television (ITV)

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

7. Independent Television (ITV)’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 Independent Television (ITV) social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Independent Television (ITV) media bias.

8. Popular editors of Independent Television (ITV)

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

9. Independent Television (ITV) CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Independent Television (ITV) 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 Independent Television (ITV)’s media bias.

B. Independent Television (ITV) Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Independent Television (ITV)’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Independent Television (ITV)’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 Independent Television (ITV) in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Independent Television (ITV)

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 Independent Television (ITV) to suggest if Independent Television (ITV) has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Independent Television (ITV)

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

C. Independent Television (ITV) 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 Independent Television (ITV).

D. History of Independent Television (ITV)

Independent Television (ITV) is based out of Tanzania and primarily published from Tanzania . In this section, we will comment about the history of Independent Television (ITV) including Independent Television (ITV) founder, Independent Television (ITV) publisher, Independent Television (ITV) circulation and Independent Television (ITV) headquarters.

E. Independent Television (ITV) Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Independent Television (ITV)’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Independent Television (ITV)’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Independent Television (ITV)

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

 

G. Independent Television (ITV) Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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