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Taipei Times Media Bias and Taipei Times Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

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

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

1. Taipei Times Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Taipei Times 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 Taipei Times has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Taipei Times’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Taipei Times

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

4. Allegations on Taipei Times

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

6. Audience of Taipei Times

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

7. Taipei Times’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 Taipei Times social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Taipei Times media bias.

8. Popular editors of Taipei Times

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

9. Taipei Times CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Taipei Times 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 Taipei Times’s media bias.

B. Taipei Times Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Taipei Times’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Taipei Times’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 Taipei Times in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Taipei Times

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 Taipei Times to suggest if Taipei Times has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Taipei Times

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

C. Taipei Times 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 Taipei Times.

D. History of Taipei Times

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

E. Taipei Times Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Taipei Times

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


G. Taipei Times Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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