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Lanka Views Media Bias and Lanka Views Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

Factual Reporting Summary

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

A.   Lanka Views Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Lanka Views Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Lanka Views

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

4. Allegations on Lanka Views

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

6. Audience of Lanka Views

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

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

8. Popular editors of Lanka Views

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

9. Lanka Views CEO’s political views

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

B. Lanka Views Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Lanka Views’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Lanka Views

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

3. Sources of Lanka Views

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

C. Lanka Views 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 Views.

D. History of Lanka Views

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

E. Lanka Views Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Lanka Views

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


G. Lanka Views Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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