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Kochi Shimbun Media Bias and Kochi Shimbun Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Kochi Shimbun Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Kochi Shimbun

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

4. Allegations on Kochi Shimbun

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

6. Audience of Kochi Shimbun

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

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

8. Popular editors of Kochi Shimbun

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

9. Kochi Shimbun CEO’s political views

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

B. Kochi Shimbun Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Kochi Shimbun’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Kochi Shimbun

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

3. Sources of Kochi Shimbun

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

C. Kochi Shimbun 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 Kochi Shimbun.

D. History of Kochi Shimbun

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

E. Kochi Shimbun Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Kochi Shimbun

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


G. Kochi Shimbun Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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