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