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