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