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