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