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