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South China Morning Post Media Bias and South China Morning Post Factual Reporting Analysis

South China Morning Post is a popular newspaper in Hong Kong, published from and headquartered in Hong Kong. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze South China Morning Post’s media bias and South China Morning Post’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 South China Morning Post along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the South China Morning Postis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For South China Morning Post, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on South China Morning Post’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.

right center
right
extreme right
left center
left
extreme left
center
 
 

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the South China Morning Post, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if South China Morning Post has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of South China Morning Post. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
unreliable
highly reliable

A.   South China Morning Post Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for South China Morning Post. We will observe, analyse and comment on the South China Morning Post language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of South China Morning Post’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. South China Morning Post Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of South China Morning Post to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of South China Morning Post towards any side of the spectrum.

2. South China Morning Post 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 South China Morning Post has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support South China Morning Post’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of South China Morning Post

A political leader’s frequent criticism of South China Morning Post will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised South China Morning Post in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on South China Morning Post

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against South China Morning Post by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if South China Morning Post 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 South China Morning Post media bias. To substantiate our claims about South China Morning Post’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of South China Morning Post

The audience of South China Morning Post also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about South China Morning Post’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. South China Morning Post’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 South China Morning Post social media accounts to look for clues that suggests South China Morning Post media bias.

8. Popular editors of South China Morning Post

Any popular person or editor associated with the South China Morning Post will also speak a lot about South China Morning Post’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of South China Morning Post that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. South China Morning Post CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if South China Morning Post 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 South China Morning Post’s media bias.

B. South China Morning Post Factual Reporting Analysis

After South China Morning Post media bias, we will write about South China Morning Post’s factual reporting, to check whether South China Morning Post is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing South China Morning Post’s factual accuracies and will comment if South China Morning Post has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. South China Morning Post’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for South China Morning Post’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 South China Morning Post in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of South China Morning Post

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 South China Morning Post to suggest if South China Morning Post has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of South China Morning Post

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by South China Morning Post in their news stories to find out if South China Morning Post is factually reliable or not.

C. South China Morning Post 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 South China Morning Post.

D. History of South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post is based out of Hong Kong and primarily published from Hong Kong . In this section, we will comment about the history of South China Morning Post including South China Morning Post founder, South China Morning Post publisher, South China Morning Post circulation and South China Morning Post headquarters.

E. South China Morning Post Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about South China Morning Post’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how South China Morning Post’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of South China Morning Post

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers South China Morning Post enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of South China Morning Post audience.

 

G. South China Morning Post Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of South China Morning Post on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if South China Morning Post is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether South China Morning Post is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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