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Nishinippon Shimbun Media Bias and Nishinippon Shimbun Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Nishinippon Shimbun Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Nishinippon Shimbun 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 Nishinippon Shimbun has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Nishinippon Shimbun’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Nishinippon Shimbun

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

4. Allegations on Nishinippon Shimbun

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

6. Audience of Nishinippon Shimbun

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

7. Nishinippon Shimbun’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 Nishinippon Shimbun social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Nishinippon Shimbun media bias.

8. Popular editors of Nishinippon Shimbun

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

9. Nishinippon Shimbun CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Nishinippon Shimbun 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 Nishinippon Shimbun’s media bias.

B. Nishinippon Shimbun Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Nishinippon Shimbun’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Nishinippon Shimbun’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 Nishinippon Shimbun in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Nishinippon Shimbun

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 Nishinippon Shimbun to suggest if Nishinippon Shimbun has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Nishinippon Shimbun

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

C. Nishinippon Shimbun 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 Nishinippon Shimbun.

D. History of Nishinippon Shimbun

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

E. Nishinippon Shimbun Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Nishinippon Shimbun

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


G. Nishinippon Shimbun Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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