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