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