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