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