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National Media Bias and National Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the National, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if National has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of National. 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
highly reliable

A.   National Media Bias Analysis

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

1. National Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of National

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

4. Allegations on National

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

6. Audience of National

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

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

8. Popular editors of National

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

9. National CEO’s political views

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

B. National Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. National’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of National

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

3. Sources of National

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

C. National 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.

D. History of National

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

E. National Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of National

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


G. National Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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