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