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Scottish Sun Media Bias and Scottish Sun Factual Reporting Analysis

Scottish Sun is a popular newspaper in Scotland, published from and headquartered in Scotland. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Scottish Sun’s media bias and Scottish Sun’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 Scottish Sun along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Scottish Sunis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Scottish Sun, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Scottish Sun’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Scottish Sun, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Scottish Sun has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Scottish Sun. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Scottish Sun Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Scottish Sun. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Scottish Sun language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Scottish Sun’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Scottish Sun Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Scottish Sun to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Scottish Sun towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Scottish Sun 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 Scottish Sun has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Scottish Sun’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Scottish Sun

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Scottish Sun will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Scottish Sun in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Scottish Sun

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Scottish Sun by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Scottish Sun 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 Scottish Sun media bias. To substantiate our claims about Scottish Sun’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Scottish Sun

The audience of Scottish Sun also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Scottish Sun’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Scottish Sun’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 Scottish Sun social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Scottish Sun media bias.

8. Popular editors of Scottish Sun

Any popular person or editor associated with the Scottish Sun will also speak a lot about Scottish Sun’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Scottish Sun that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Scottish Sun CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Scottish Sun 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 Scottish Sun’s media bias.

B. Scottish Sun Factual Reporting Analysis

After Scottish Sun media bias, we will write about Scottish Sun’s factual reporting, to check whether Scottish Sun is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Scottish Sun’s factual accuracies and will comment if Scottish Sun has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Scottish Sun’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Scottish Sun’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 Scottish Sun in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Scottish Sun

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 Scottish Sun to suggest if Scottish Sun has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Scottish Sun

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Scottish Sun in their news stories to find out if Scottish Sun is factually reliable or not.

C. Scottish Sun 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 Scottish Sun.

D. History of Scottish Sun

Scottish Sun is based out of Scotland and primarily published from Scotland . In this section, we will comment about the history of Scottish Sun including Scottish Sun founder, Scottish Sun publisher, Scottish Sun circulation and Scottish Sun headquarters.

E. Scottish Sun Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Scottish Sun’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Scottish Sun’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Scottish Sun

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Scottish Sun enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Scottish Sun audience.


G. Scottish Sun Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Scottish Sun on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Scottish Sun is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Scottish Sun is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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