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