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