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Southern Reporter Media Bias and Southern Reporter Factual Reporting Analysis

Southern Reporter is a popular newspaper in Scotland, published from and headquartered in Scotland. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Southern Reporter’s media bias and Southern Reporter’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 Southern Reporter along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Southern Reporteris Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Southern Reporter, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Southern Reporter’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
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Southern Reporter, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Southern Reporter has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Southern Reporter. 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
highly reliable

A.   Southern Reporter Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Southern Reporter Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Southern Reporter 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 Southern Reporter has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Southern Reporter’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Southern Reporter

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

4. Allegations on Southern Reporter

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

6. Audience of Southern Reporter

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

7. Southern Reporter’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 Southern Reporter social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Southern Reporter media bias.

8. Popular editors of Southern Reporter

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

9. Southern Reporter CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Southern Reporter 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 Southern Reporter’s media bias.

B. Southern Reporter Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Southern Reporter’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Southern Reporter’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 Southern Reporter in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Southern Reporter

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 Southern Reporter to suggest if Southern Reporter has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Southern Reporter

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

C. Southern Reporter 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 Southern Reporter.

D. History of Southern Reporter

Southern Reporter is based out of Scotland and primarily published from Scotland . In this section, we will comment about the history of Southern Reporter including Southern Reporter founder, Southern Reporter publisher, Southern Reporter circulation and Southern Reporter headquarters.

E. Southern Reporter Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Southern Reporter

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


G. Southern Reporter Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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