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Philippine Star Media Bias and Philippine Star Factual Reporting Analysis

Philippine Star is a popular newspaper in Philippines, published from and headquartered in Philippines. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Philippine Star’s media bias and Philippine Star’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 Philippine Star along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Philippine Staris Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Philippine Star, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Philippine Star’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Philippine Star, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Philippine Star has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Philippine Star. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Philippine Star Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Philippine Star. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Philippine Star language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Philippine Star’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Philippine Star Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Philippine Star to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Philippine Star towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Philippine Star 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 Philippine Star has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Philippine Star’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Philippine Star

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Philippine Star will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Philippine Star in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Philippine Star

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Philippine Star by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Philippine Star 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 Philippine Star media bias. To substantiate our claims about Philippine Star’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Philippine Star

The audience of Philippine Star also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Philippine Star’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Philippine Star’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 Philippine Star social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Philippine Star media bias.

8. Popular editors of Philippine Star

Any popular person or editor associated with the Philippine Star will also speak a lot about Philippine Star’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Philippine Star that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Philippine Star CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Philippine Star 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 Philippine Star’s media bias.

B. Philippine Star Factual Reporting Analysis

After Philippine Star media bias, we will write about Philippine Star’s factual reporting, to check whether Philippine Star is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Philippine Star’s factual accuracies and will comment if Philippine Star has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Philippine Star’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Philippine Star’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 Philippine Star in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Philippine Star

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 Philippine Star to suggest if Philippine Star has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Philippine Star

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Philippine Star in their news stories to find out if Philippine Star is factually reliable or not.

C. Philippine Star 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 Philippine Star.

D. History of Philippine Star

Philippine Star is based out of Philippines and primarily published from Philippines . In this section, we will comment about the history of Philippine Star including Philippine Star founder, Philippine Star publisher, Philippine Star circulation and Philippine Star headquarters.

E. Philippine Star Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Philippine Star’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Philippine Star’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Philippine Star

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Philippine Star enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Philippine Star audience.


G. Philippine Star Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Philippine Star on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Philippine Star is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Philippine Star is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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