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