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