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