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