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