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