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