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