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NZ Catholic Media Bias and NZ Catholic Factual Reporting Analysis

NZ Catholic is a popular newspaper in New zealand, published from and headquartered in New zealand. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze NZ Catholic’s media bias and NZ Catholic’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 NZ Catholic along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. NZ Catholic Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. NZ Catholic 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 NZ Catholic has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support NZ Catholic’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of NZ Catholic

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

4. Allegations on NZ Catholic

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

6. Audience of NZ Catholic

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

7. NZ Catholic’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 NZ Catholic social media accounts to look for clues that suggests NZ Catholic media bias.

8. Popular editors of NZ Catholic

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

9. NZ Catholic CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if NZ Catholic 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 NZ Catholic’s media bias.

B. NZ Catholic Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. NZ Catholic’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for NZ Catholic’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 NZ Catholic in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of NZ Catholic

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 NZ Catholic to suggest if NZ Catholic has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of NZ Catholic

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

C. NZ Catholic 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 NZ Catholic.

D. History of NZ Catholic

NZ Catholic is based out of New zealand and primarily published from New zealand . In this section, we will comment about the history of NZ Catholic including NZ Catholic founder, NZ Catholic publisher, NZ Catholic circulation and NZ Catholic headquarters.

E. NZ Catholic Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of NZ Catholic

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


G. NZ Catholic Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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