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