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