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