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