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News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Media Bias and News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Factual Reporting Analysis

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) is a popular newspaper in Nigeria, published from and headquartered in Nigeria. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’s media bias and News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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

4. Allegations on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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

6. Audience of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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

7. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) social media accounts to look for clues that suggests News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) media bias.

8. Popular editors of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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

9. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’s media bias.

B. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) to suggest if News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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

C. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

D. History of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) is based out of Nigeria and primarily published from Nigeria . In this section, we will comment about the history of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) including News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) founder, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) publisher, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) circulation and News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) headquarters.

E. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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

 

G. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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