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