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Lanka News Web Media Bias and Lanka News Web Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Lanka News Web Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Lanka News Web 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 News Web has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Lanka News Web’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Lanka News Web

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

4. Allegations on Lanka News Web

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

6. Audience of Lanka News Web

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

7. Lanka News Web’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 News Web social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Lanka News Web media bias.

8. Popular editors of Lanka News Web

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

9. Lanka News Web CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Lanka News Web 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 News Web’s media bias.

B. Lanka News Web Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Lanka News Web’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Lanka News Web’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 News Web in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Lanka News Web

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 News Web to suggest if Lanka News Web has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Lanka News Web

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

C. Lanka News Web 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 News Web.

D. History of Lanka News Web

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

E. Lanka News Web Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Lanka News Web

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

 

G. Lanka News Web Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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