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