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