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