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