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