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Portland Forecaster Media Bias and Portland Forecaster Factual Reporting Analysis

Portland Forecaster is a popular newspaper in United States (US), published from and headquartered in United States (US). In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Portland Forecaster’s media bias and Portland Forecaster’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 Portland Forecaster along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Portland Forecasteris Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Portland Forecaster, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Portland Forecaster’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Portland Forecaster, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Portland Forecaster has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Portland Forecaster. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Portland Forecaster Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Portland Forecaster. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Portland Forecaster language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Portland Forecaster’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Portland Forecaster Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Portland Forecaster to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Portland Forecaster towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Portland Forecaster 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 Portland Forecaster has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Portland Forecaster’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Portland Forecaster

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Portland Forecaster will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Portland Forecaster in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Portland Forecaster

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Portland Forecaster by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Portland Forecaster 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 Portland Forecaster media bias. To substantiate our claims about Portland Forecaster’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Portland Forecaster

The audience of Portland Forecaster also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Portland Forecaster’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Portland Forecaster’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 Portland Forecaster social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Portland Forecaster media bias.

8. Popular editors of Portland Forecaster

Any popular person or editor associated with the Portland Forecaster will also speak a lot about Portland Forecaster’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Portland Forecaster that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Portland Forecaster CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Portland Forecaster 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 Portland Forecaster’s media bias.

B. Portland Forecaster Factual Reporting Analysis

After Portland Forecaster media bias, we will write about Portland Forecaster’s factual reporting, to check whether Portland Forecaster is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Portland Forecaster’s factual accuracies and will comment if Portland Forecaster has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Portland Forecaster’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Portland Forecaster’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 Portland Forecaster in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Portland Forecaster

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 Portland Forecaster to suggest if Portland Forecaster has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Portland Forecaster

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Portland Forecaster in their news stories to find out if Portland Forecaster is factually reliable or not.

C. Portland Forecaster 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 Portland Forecaster.

D. History of Portland Forecaster

Portland Forecaster is based out of United States (US) and primarily published from United States (US) . In this section, we will comment about the history of Portland Forecaster including Portland Forecaster founder, Portland Forecaster publisher, Portland Forecaster circulation and Portland Forecaster headquarters.

E. Portland Forecaster Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Portland Forecaster’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Portland Forecaster’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Portland Forecaster

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Portland Forecaster enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Portland Forecaster audience.


G. Portland Forecaster Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Portland Forecaster on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Portland Forecaster is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Portland Forecaster is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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