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Shizuoka Shimbun Media Bias and Shizuoka Shimbun Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Shizuoka Shimbunis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Shizuoka Shimbun, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Shizuoka Shimbun’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 Shizuoka Shimbun, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Shizuoka Shimbun has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Shizuoka Shimbun. 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.   Shizuoka Shimbun Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Shizuoka Shimbun Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Shizuoka Shimbun 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 Shizuoka Shimbun has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Shizuoka Shimbun’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Shizuoka Shimbun

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

4. Allegations on Shizuoka Shimbun

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

6. Audience of Shizuoka Shimbun

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

7. Shizuoka Shimbun’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 Shizuoka Shimbun social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Shizuoka Shimbun media bias.

8. Popular editors of Shizuoka Shimbun

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

9. Shizuoka Shimbun CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Shizuoka Shimbun 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 Shizuoka Shimbun’s media bias.

B. Shizuoka Shimbun Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Shizuoka Shimbun’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Shizuoka Shimbun’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 Shizuoka Shimbun in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Shizuoka Shimbun

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 Shizuoka Shimbun to suggest if Shizuoka Shimbun has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Shizuoka Shimbun

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

C. Shizuoka Shimbun 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 Shizuoka Shimbun.

D. History of Shizuoka Shimbun

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

E. Shizuoka Shimbun Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Shizuoka Shimbun

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


G. Shizuoka Shimbun Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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