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JIJI.com Media Bias and JIJI.com Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the JIJI.comis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For JIJI.com, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on JIJI.com’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 JIJI.com, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if JIJI.com has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of JIJI.com. 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.   JIJI.com Media Bias Analysis

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

1. JIJI.com Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. JIJI.com 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 JIJI.com has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support JIJI.com’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of JIJI.com

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

4. Allegations on JIJI.com

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

6. Audience of JIJI.com

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

7. JIJI.com’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 JIJI.com social media accounts to look for clues that suggests JIJI.com media bias.

8. Popular editors of JIJI.com

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

9. JIJI.com CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if JIJI.com 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 JIJI.com’s media bias.

B. JIJI.com Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. JIJI.com’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for JIJI.com’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 JIJI.com in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of JIJI.com

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 JIJI.com to suggest if JIJI.com has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of JIJI.com

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

C. JIJI.com 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 JIJI.com.

D. History of JIJI.com

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

E. JIJI.com Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of JIJI.com

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


G. JIJI.com Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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