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