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Metro Libre Media Bias and Metro Libre Factual Reporting Analysis

Metro Libre is a popular newspaper in Panama, published from and headquartered in Panama. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Metro Libre’s media bias and Metro Libre’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 Libre along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Metro Libreis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Metro Libre, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Metro Libre’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Metro Libre, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Metro Libre has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Metro Libre. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Metro Libre Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Metro Libre. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Metro Libre language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Metro Libre’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Metro Libre Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Metro Libre to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Metro Libre towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Metro Libre 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 Libre has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Metro Libre’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Metro Libre

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Metro Libre will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Metro Libre in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Metro Libre

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Metro Libre by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Metro Libre 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 Libre media bias. To substantiate our claims about Metro Libre’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Metro Libre

The audience of Metro Libre also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Metro Libre’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Metro Libre’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 Libre social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Metro Libre media bias.

8. Popular editors of Metro Libre

Any popular person or editor associated with the Metro Libre will also speak a lot about Metro Libre’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Metro Libre that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Metro Libre CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Metro Libre 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 Libre’s media bias.

B. Metro Libre Factual Reporting Analysis

After Metro Libre media bias, we will write about Metro Libre’s factual reporting, to check whether Metro Libre is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Metro Libre’s factual accuracies and will comment if Metro Libre has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Metro Libre’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Metro Libre’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 Libre in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Metro Libre

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 Libre to suggest if Metro Libre has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Metro Libre

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Metro Libre in their news stories to find out if Metro Libre is factually reliable or not.

C. Metro Libre 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 Libre.

D. History of Metro Libre

Metro Libre is based out of Panama and primarily published from Panama . In this section, we will comment about the history of Metro Libre including Metro Libre founder, Metro Libre publisher, Metro Libre circulation and Metro Libre headquarters.

E. Metro Libre Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Metro Libre’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Metro Libre’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Metro Libre

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Metro Libre enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Metro Libre audience.


G. Metro Libre Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Metro Libre on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Metro Libre is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Metro Libre is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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