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