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