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