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