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National Network Media Bias and National Network Factual Reporting Analysis

National Network is a popular newspaper in Nigeria, published from and headquartered in Nigeria. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze National Network’s media bias and National Network’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 Network along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the National Networkis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For National Network, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on National Network’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.

right center
right
extreme right
left center
left
extreme left
center
 
 

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the National Network, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if National Network has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of National Network. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
unreliable
highly reliable

A.   National Network Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for National Network. We will observe, analyse and comment on the National Network language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of National Network’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. National Network Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of National Network to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of National Network towards any side of the spectrum.

2. National Network 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 Network has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support National Network’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of National Network

A political leader’s frequent criticism of National Network will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised National Network in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on National Network

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against National Network by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if National Network 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 Network media bias. To substantiate our claims about National Network’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of National Network

The audience of National Network also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about National Network’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. National Network’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 Network social media accounts to look for clues that suggests National Network media bias.

8. Popular editors of National Network

Any popular person or editor associated with the National Network will also speak a lot about National Network’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of National Network that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. National Network CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if National Network 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 Network’s media bias.

B. National Network Factual Reporting Analysis

After National Network media bias, we will write about National Network’s factual reporting, to check whether National Network is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing National Network’s factual accuracies and will comment if National Network has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. National Network’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for National Network’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 Network in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of National Network

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 Network to suggest if National Network has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of National Network

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by National Network in their news stories to find out if National Network is factually reliable or not.

C. National Network 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 Network.

D. History of National Network

National Network is based out of Nigeria and primarily published from Nigeria . In this section, we will comment about the history of National Network including National Network founder, National Network publisher, National Network circulation and National Network headquarters.

E. National Network Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about National Network’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how National Network’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of National Network

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers National Network enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of National Network audience.

 

G. National Network Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of National Network on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if National Network is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether National Network is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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