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