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