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New Zealand Herald Media Bias and New Zealand Herald Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the New Zealand Heraldis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For New Zealand Herald, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on New Zealand Herald’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 New Zealand Herald, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if New Zealand Herald has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of New Zealand Herald. 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.   New Zealand Herald Media Bias Analysis

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

1. New Zealand Herald Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. New Zealand Herald 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 Zealand Herald has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support New Zealand Herald’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of New Zealand Herald

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

4. Allegations on New Zealand Herald

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

6. Audience of New Zealand Herald

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

7. New Zealand Herald’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 Zealand Herald social media accounts to look for clues that suggests New Zealand Herald media bias.

8. Popular editors of New Zealand Herald

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

9. New Zealand Herald CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if New Zealand Herald 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 Zealand Herald’s media bias.

B. New Zealand Herald Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. New Zealand Herald’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for New Zealand Herald’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 Zealand Herald in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of New Zealand Herald

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 Zealand Herald to suggest if New Zealand Herald has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of New Zealand Herald

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

C. New Zealand Herald 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 Zealand Herald.

D. History of New Zealand Herald

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

E. New Zealand Herald Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of New Zealand Herald

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

 

G. New Zealand Herald Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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