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