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