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