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Nigerian Monitor Media Bias and Nigerian Monitor Factual Reporting Analysis

Nigerian Monitor is a popular newspaper in Nigeria, published from and headquartered in Nigeria. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Nigerian Monitor’s media bias and Nigerian Monitor’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 Monitor along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Nigerian Monitor Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Nigerian Monitor 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 Monitor has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Nigerian Monitor’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Nigerian Monitor

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

4. Allegations on Nigerian Monitor

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

6. Audience of Nigerian Monitor

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

7. Nigerian Monitor’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 Monitor social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Nigerian Monitor media bias.

8. Popular editors of Nigerian Monitor

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

9. Nigerian Monitor CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Nigerian Monitor 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 Monitor’s media bias.

B. Nigerian Monitor Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Nigerian Monitor’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Nigerian Monitor

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 Monitor to suggest if Nigerian Monitor has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Nigerian Monitor

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

C. Nigerian Monitor 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 Monitor.

D. History of Nigerian Monitor

Nigerian Monitor is based out of Nigeria and primarily published from Nigeria . In this section, we will comment about the history of Nigerian Monitor including Nigerian Monitor founder, Nigerian Monitor publisher, Nigerian Monitor circulation and Nigerian Monitor headquarters.

E. Nigerian Monitor Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Nigerian Monitor

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


G. Nigerian Monitor Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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