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