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