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