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Portland Tribune Media Bias and Portland Tribune Factual Reporting Analysis

Portland Tribune 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 Tribune’s media bias and Portland Tribune’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 Tribune along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Portland Tribuneis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Portland Tribune, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Portland Tribune’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 Tribune, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Portland Tribune has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Portland Tribune. 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 Tribune Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Portland Tribune Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Portland Tribune

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

4. Allegations on Portland Tribune

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

6. Audience of Portland Tribune

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

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

8. Popular editors of Portland Tribune

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

9. Portland Tribune CEO’s political views

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

B. Portland Tribune Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Portland Tribune’s misleading or false news articles

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

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

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

3. Sources of Portland Tribune

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

C. Portland Tribune 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 Tribune.

D. History of Portland Tribune

Portland Tribune 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 Tribune including Portland Tribune founder, Portland Tribune publisher, Portland Tribune circulation and Portland Tribune headquarters.

E. Portland Tribune Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Portland Tribune

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


G. Portland Tribune Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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