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