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