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