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