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