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