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