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Kicker Media Bias and Kicker Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Kicker Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Kicker

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

4. Allegations on Kicker

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

6. Audience of Kicker

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

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

8. Popular editors of Kicker

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

9. Kicker CEO’s political views

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

B. Kicker Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Kicker’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Kicker

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

3. Sources of Kicker

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

C. Kicker 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 Kicker.

D. History of Kicker

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

E. Kicker Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Kicker

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


G. Kicker Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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