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