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