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Thinakaran Media Bias and Thinakaran Factual Reporting Analysis

Thinakaran is a popular newspaper in Sri Lanka, published from and headquartered in Sri Lanka. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Thinakaran’s media bias and Thinakaran’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 Thinakaran along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Thinakaranis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Thinakaran, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Thinakaran’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.

right center
right
extreme right
left center
left
extreme left
center
 
 

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Thinakaran, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Thinakaran has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Thinakaran. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
unreliable
highly reliable

A.   Thinakaran Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Thinakaran. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Thinakaran language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Thinakaran’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Thinakaran Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Thinakaran to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Thinakaran towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Thinakaran 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 Thinakaran has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Thinakaran’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Thinakaran

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Thinakaran will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Thinakaran in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Thinakaran

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Thinakaran by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Thinakaran 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 Thinakaran media bias. To substantiate our claims about Thinakaran’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Thinakaran

The audience of Thinakaran also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Thinakaran’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Thinakaran’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 Thinakaran social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Thinakaran media bias.

8. Popular editors of Thinakaran

Any popular person or editor associated with the Thinakaran will also speak a lot about Thinakaran’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Thinakaran that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Thinakaran CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Thinakaran 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 Thinakaran’s media bias.

B. Thinakaran Factual Reporting Analysis

After Thinakaran media bias, we will write about Thinakaran’s factual reporting, to check whether Thinakaran is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Thinakaran’s factual accuracies and will comment if Thinakaran has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Thinakaran’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Thinakaran’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 Thinakaran in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Thinakaran

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 Thinakaran to suggest if Thinakaran has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Thinakaran

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Thinakaran in their news stories to find out if Thinakaran is factually reliable or not.

C. Thinakaran 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 Thinakaran.

D. History of Thinakaran

Thinakaran is based out of Sri Lanka and primarily published from Sri Lanka . In this section, we will comment about the history of Thinakaran including Thinakaran founder, Thinakaran publisher, Thinakaran circulation and Thinakaran headquarters.

E. Thinakaran Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Thinakaran’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Thinakaran’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Thinakaran

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Thinakaran enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Thinakaran audience.

 

G. Thinakaran Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Thinakaran on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Thinakaran is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Thinakaran is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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