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