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