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