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