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