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