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