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