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