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