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