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Star-Ledger Media Bias and Star-Ledger Factual Reporting Analysis

Star-Ledger is a popular newspaper in United States (US), published from and headquartered in United States (US). In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Star-Ledger’s media bias and Star-Ledger’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 Star-Ledger along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Star-Ledgeris Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Star-Ledger, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Star-Ledger’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 Star-Ledger, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Star-Ledger has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Star-Ledger. 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.   Star-Ledger Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Star-Ledger Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Star-Ledger 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 Star-Ledger has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Star-Ledger’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Star-Ledger

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

4. Allegations on Star-Ledger

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

6. Audience of Star-Ledger

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

7. Star-Ledger’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 Star-Ledger social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Star-Ledger media bias.

8. Popular editors of Star-Ledger

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

9. Star-Ledger CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Star-Ledger 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 Star-Ledger’s media bias.

B. Star-Ledger Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Star-Ledger’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Star-Ledger’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 Star-Ledger in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Star-Ledger

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 Star-Ledger to suggest if Star-Ledger has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Star-Ledger

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

C. Star-Ledger 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 Star-Ledger.

D. History of Star-Ledger

Star-Ledger is based out of United States (US) and primarily published from United States (US) . In this section, we will comment about the history of Star-Ledger including Star-Ledger founder, Star-Ledger publisher, Star-Ledger circulation and Star-Ledger headquarters.

E. Star-Ledger Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Star-Ledger

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


G. Star-Ledger Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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