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