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Nigerian Tribune Media Bias and Nigerian Tribune Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Nigerian Tribune Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Nigerian Tribune

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

4. Allegations on Nigerian Tribune

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

6. Audience of Nigerian Tribune

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

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

8. Popular editors of Nigerian Tribune

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

9. Nigerian Tribune CEO’s political views

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

B. Nigerian Tribune Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Nigerian Tribune’s misleading or false news articles

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

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

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

3. Sources of Nigerian Tribune

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

C. Nigerian Tribune 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 Tribune.

D. History of Nigerian Tribune

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

E. Nigerian Tribune Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Nigerian Tribune

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


G. Nigerian Tribune Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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