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