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