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