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