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