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