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