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