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Sunday Standard Media Bias and Sunday Standard Factual Reporting Analysis

Sunday Standard is a popular newspaper in Botswana, published from and headquartered in Botswana. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Sunday Standard’s media bias and Sunday Standard’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 Sunday Standard along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Sunday Standard Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Sunday Standard 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 Sunday Standard has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Sunday Standard’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Sunday Standard

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

4. Allegations on Sunday Standard

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

6. Audience of Sunday Standard

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

7. Sunday Standard’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 Sunday Standard social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Sunday Standard media bias.

8. Popular editors of Sunday Standard

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

9. Sunday Standard CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Sunday Standard 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 Sunday Standard’s media bias.

B. Sunday Standard Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Sunday Standard’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Sunday Standard’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 Sunday Standard in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Sunday Standard

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 Sunday Standard to suggest if Sunday Standard has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Sunday Standard

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

C. Sunday Standard 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 Sunday Standard.

D. History of Sunday Standard

Sunday Standard is based out of Botswana and primarily published from Botswana . In this section, we will comment about the history of Sunday Standard including Sunday Standard founder, Sunday Standard publisher, Sunday Standard circulation and Sunday Standard headquarters.

E. Sunday Standard Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Sunday Standard

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


G. Sunday Standard Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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