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