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Nigerian Watch Media Bias and Nigerian Watch Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Nigerian Watch Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Nigerian Watch

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

4. Allegations on Nigerian Watch

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

6. Audience of Nigerian Watch

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

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

8. Popular editors of Nigerian Watch

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

9. Nigerian Watch CEO’s political views

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

B. Nigerian Watch Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Nigerian Watch’s misleading or false news articles

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

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

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

3. Sources of Nigerian Watch

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

C. Nigerian Watch 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 Watch.

D. History of Nigerian Watch

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

E. Nigerian Watch Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Nigerian Watch

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

 

G. Nigerian Watch Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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