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Jakarta Post Media Bias and Jakarta Post Factual Reporting Analysis

Jakarta Post is a popular newspaper in Indonesia, published from and headquartered in Indonesia. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Jakarta Post’s media bias and Jakarta Post’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 Jakarta Post along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Jakarta Postis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Jakarta Post, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Jakarta Post’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Jakarta Post, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Jakarta Post has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Jakarta Post. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Jakarta Post Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Jakarta Post. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Jakarta Post language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Jakarta Post’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Jakarta Post Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Jakarta Post to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Jakarta Post towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Jakarta Post 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 Jakarta Post has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Jakarta Post’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Jakarta Post

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Jakarta Post will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Jakarta Post in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Jakarta Post

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Jakarta Post by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Jakarta Post 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 Jakarta Post media bias. To substantiate our claims about Jakarta Post’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Jakarta Post

The audience of Jakarta Post also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Jakarta Post’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Jakarta Post’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 Jakarta Post social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Jakarta Post media bias.

8. Popular editors of Jakarta Post

Any popular person or editor associated with the Jakarta Post will also speak a lot about Jakarta Post’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Jakarta Post that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Jakarta Post CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Jakarta Post 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 Jakarta Post’s media bias.

B. Jakarta Post Factual Reporting Analysis

After Jakarta Post media bias, we will write about Jakarta Post’s factual reporting, to check whether Jakarta Post is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Jakarta Post’s factual accuracies and will comment if Jakarta Post has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Jakarta Post’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Jakarta Post’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 Jakarta Post in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Jakarta Post

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 Jakarta Post to suggest if Jakarta Post has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Jakarta Post

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Jakarta Post in their news stories to find out if Jakarta Post is factually reliable or not.

C. Jakarta Post 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 Jakarta Post.

D. History of Jakarta Post

Jakarta Post is based out of Indonesia and primarily published from Indonesia . In this section, we will comment about the history of Jakarta Post including Jakarta Post founder, Jakarta Post publisher, Jakarta Post circulation and Jakarta Post headquarters.

E. Jakarta Post Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Jakarta Post’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Jakarta Post’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Jakarta Post

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Jakarta Post enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Jakarta Post audience.


G. Jakarta Post Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Jakarta Post on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Jakarta Post is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Jakarta Post is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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