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