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Lanka Business Online Media Bias and Lanka Business Online Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Lanka Business Onlineis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Lanka Business Online, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Lanka Business Online’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
right
extreme right
left center
left
extreme left
center
 
 

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Lanka Business Online, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Lanka Business Online has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Lanka Business Online. 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
unreliable
highly reliable

A.   Lanka Business Online Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Lanka Business Online Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Lanka Business Online 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 Lanka Business Online has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Lanka Business Online’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Lanka Business Online

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

4. Allegations on Lanka Business Online

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

6. Audience of Lanka Business Online

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

7. Lanka Business Online’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 Lanka Business Online social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Lanka Business Online media bias.

8. Popular editors of Lanka Business Online

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

9. Lanka Business Online CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Lanka Business Online 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 Lanka Business Online’s media bias.

B. Lanka Business Online Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Lanka Business Online’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Lanka Business Online’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 Lanka Business Online in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Lanka Business Online

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 Lanka Business Online to suggest if Lanka Business Online has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Lanka Business Online

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

C. Lanka Business Online 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 Lanka Business Online.

D. History of Lanka Business Online

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

E. Lanka Business Online Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Lanka Business Online

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

 

G. Lanka Business Online Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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