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Radio Democracy Media Bias and Radio Democracy Factual Reporting Analysis

Radio Democracy is a popular newspaper in Sierra Leone, published from and headquartered in Sierra Leone. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Radio Democracy’s media bias and Radio Democracy’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 Radio Democracy along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Radio Democracyis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Radio Democracy, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Radio Democracy’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Radio Democracy, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Radio Democracy has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Radio Democracy. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Radio Democracy Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Radio Democracy. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Radio Democracy language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Radio Democracy’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Radio Democracy Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Radio Democracy to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Radio Democracy towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Radio Democracy 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 Radio Democracy has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Radio Democracy’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Radio Democracy

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Radio Democracy will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Radio Democracy in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Radio Democracy

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Radio Democracy by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Radio Democracy 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 Radio Democracy media bias. To substantiate our claims about Radio Democracy’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Radio Democracy

The audience of Radio Democracy also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Radio Democracy’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Radio Democracy’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 Radio Democracy social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Radio Democracy media bias.

8. Popular editors of Radio Democracy

Any popular person or editor associated with the Radio Democracy will also speak a lot about Radio Democracy’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Radio Democracy that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Radio Democracy CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Radio Democracy 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 Radio Democracy’s media bias.

B. Radio Democracy Factual Reporting Analysis

After Radio Democracy media bias, we will write about Radio Democracy’s factual reporting, to check whether Radio Democracy is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Radio Democracy’s factual accuracies and will comment if Radio Democracy has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Radio Democracy’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Radio Democracy’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 Radio Democracy in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Radio Democracy

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 Radio Democracy to suggest if Radio Democracy has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Radio Democracy

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Radio Democracy in their news stories to find out if Radio Democracy is factually reliable or not.

C. Radio Democracy 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 Radio Democracy.

D. History of Radio Democracy

Radio Democracy is based out of Sierra Leone and primarily published from Sierra Leone . In this section, we will comment about the history of Radio Democracy including Radio Democracy founder, Radio Democracy publisher, Radio Democracy circulation and Radio Democracy headquarters.

E. Radio Democracy Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Radio Democracy’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Radio Democracy’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Radio Democracy

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Radio Democracy enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Radio Democracy audience.


G. Radio Democracy Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Radio Democracy on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Radio Democracy is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Radio Democracy is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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