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