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