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Portsmouth Herald Media Bias and Portsmouth Herald Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Portsmouth Herald Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Portsmouth Herald 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 Portsmouth Herald has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Portsmouth Herald’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Portsmouth Herald

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

4. Allegations on Portsmouth Herald

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

6. Audience of Portsmouth Herald

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

7. Portsmouth Herald’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 Portsmouth Herald social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Portsmouth Herald media bias.

8. Popular editors of Portsmouth Herald

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

9. Portsmouth Herald CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Portsmouth Herald 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 Portsmouth Herald’s media bias.

B. Portsmouth Herald Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Portsmouth Herald’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Portsmouth Herald’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 Portsmouth Herald in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Portsmouth Herald

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 Portsmouth Herald to suggest if Portsmouth Herald has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Portsmouth Herald

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

C. Portsmouth Herald 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 Portsmouth Herald.

D. History of Portsmouth Herald

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

E. Portsmouth Herald Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Portsmouth Herald

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


G. Portsmouth Herald Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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