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