N1 is a popular newspaper in Croatia, published from and headquartered in Croatia. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze N1’s media bias and N1’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 N1 along with its factual accuracy.
Media Bias Analysis Summary
After thorough research, we will conclude whether the N1is Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For N1, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on N1’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 N1, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if N1 has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of N1. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.
A. N1 Media Bias Analysis
Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for N1. We will observe, analyse and comment on the N1 language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of N1’s editors, etc. to support our inference.
1. N1 Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines
We will rummage through previous headlines of N1 to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of N1 towards any side of the spectrum.
2. N1 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 N1 has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support N1’s political bias.
3. Political leader’s Criticism of N1
A political leader’s frequent criticism of N1 will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised N1 in the past to support our arguments.
4. Allegations on N1
Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against N1 by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if N1 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 N1 media bias. To substantiate our claims about N1’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.
6. Audience of N1
The audience of N1 also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about N1’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.
7. N1’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 N1 social media accounts to look for clues that suggests N1 media bias.
8. Popular editors of N1
Any popular person or editor associated with the N1 will also speak a lot about N1’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of N1 that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.
9. N1 CEO’s political views
In this section, we will look if N1 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 N1’s media bias.
B. N1 Factual Reporting Analysis
After N1 media bias, we will write about N1’s factual reporting, to check whether N1 is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing N1’s factual accuracies and will comment if N1 has ever published any false or misleading reports.
1. N1’s misleading or false news articles
We will look for N1’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 N1 in its Op-Ed or news section.
2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of N1
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 N1 to suggest if N1 has published false stories in the past or not.
3. Sources of N1
Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by N1 in their news stories to find out if N1 is factually reliable or not.
C. N1 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 N1.
D. History of N1
N1 is based out of Croatia and primarily published from Croatia . In this section, we will comment about the history of N1 including N1 founder, N1 publisher, N1 circulation and N1 headquarters.
E. N1 Funding & Ownership
Under this section, mediabuzz will write about N1’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how N1’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.
F. Readers of N1
Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers N1 enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of N1 audience.
G. N1 Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion
After a thorough analysis of N1 on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if N1 is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether N1 is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.