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