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