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