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