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