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