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