R7 is a popular newspaper in Brazil, published from and headquartered in Brazil. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze R7’s media bias and R7’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 R7 along with its factual accuracy.
Media Bias Analysis Summary
After thorough research, we will conclude whether the R7is Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For R7, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on R7’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 R7, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if R7 has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of R7. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.
A. R7 Media Bias Analysis
Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for R7. We will observe, analyse and comment on the R7 language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of R7’s editors, etc. to support our inference.
1. R7 Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines
We will rummage through previous headlines of R7 to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of R7 towards any side of the spectrum.
2. R7 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 R7 has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support R7’s political bias.
3. Political leader’s Criticism of R7
A political leader’s frequent criticism of R7 will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised R7 in the past to support our arguments.
4. Allegations on R7
Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against R7 by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if R7 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 R7 media bias. To substantiate our claims about R7’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.
6. Audience of R7
The audience of R7 also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about R7’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.
7. R7’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 R7 social media accounts to look for clues that suggests R7 media bias.
8. Popular editors of R7
Any popular person or editor associated with the R7 will also speak a lot about R7’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of R7 that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.
9. R7 CEO’s political views
In this section, we will look if R7 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 R7’s media bias.
B. R7 Factual Reporting Analysis
After R7 media bias, we will write about R7’s factual reporting, to check whether R7 is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing R7’s factual accuracies and will comment if R7 has ever published any false or misleading reports.
1. R7’s misleading or false news articles
We will look for R7’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 R7 in its Op-Ed or news section.
2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of R7
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 R7 to suggest if R7 has published false stories in the past or not.
3. Sources of R7
Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by R7 in their news stories to find out if R7 is factually reliable or not.
C. R7 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 R7.
D. History of R7
R7 is based out of Brazil and primarily published from Brazil . In this section, we will comment about the history of R7 including R7 founder, R7 publisher, R7 circulation and R7 headquarters.
E. R7 Funding & Ownership
Under this section, mediabuzz will write about R7’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how R7’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.
F. Readers of R7
Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers R7 enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of R7 audience.
G. R7 Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion
After a thorough analysis of R7 on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if R7 is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether R7 is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.