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