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