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