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