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