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