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