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