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Nikkan Gendai Media Bias and Nikkan Gendai Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Nikkan Gendai Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Nikkan Gendai 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 Nikkan Gendai has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Nikkan Gendai’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Nikkan Gendai

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

4. Allegations on Nikkan Gendai

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

6. Audience of Nikkan Gendai

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

7. Nikkan Gendai’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 Nikkan Gendai social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Nikkan Gendai media bias.

8. Popular editors of Nikkan Gendai

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

9. Nikkan Gendai CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Nikkan Gendai 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 Nikkan Gendai’s media bias.

B. Nikkan Gendai Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Nikkan Gendai’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Nikkan Gendai’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 Nikkan Gendai in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Nikkan Gendai

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 Nikkan Gendai to suggest if Nikkan Gendai has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Nikkan Gendai

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

C. Nikkan Gendai 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 Nikkan Gendai.

D. History of Nikkan Gendai

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

E. Nikkan Gendai Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Nikkan Gendai

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


G. Nikkan Gendai Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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