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