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Toronto Star Media Bias and Toronto Star Factual Reporting Analysis

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

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Toronto Staris Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Toronto Star, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Toronto Star’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
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Toronto Star, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Toronto Star has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Toronto Star. 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
highly reliable

A.   Toronto Star Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Toronto Star Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

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

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Toronto Star

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

4. Allegations on Toronto Star

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

6. Audience of Toronto Star

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

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

8. Popular editors of Toronto Star

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

9. Toronto Star CEO’s political views

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

B. Toronto Star Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Toronto Star’s misleading or false news articles

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

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Toronto Star

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

3. Sources of Toronto Star

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

C. Toronto Star 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 Toronto Star.

D. History of Toronto Star

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

E. Toronto Star Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Toronto Star

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


G. Toronto Star Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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