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