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