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