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