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