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