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