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