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