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news.lk Media Bias and news.lk Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. news.lk Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of news.lk

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

4. Allegations on news.lk

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

6. Audience of news.lk

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

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

8. Popular editors of news.lk

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

9. news.lk CEO’s political views

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

B. news.lk Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. news.lk’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of news.lk

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

3. Sources of news.lk

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

C. news.lk 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.lk.

D. History of news.lk

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

E. news.lk Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of news.lk

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


G. news.lk Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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