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