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Westdeutsche Zeitung Media Bias and Westdeutsche Zeitung Factual Reporting Analysis

Westdeutsche Zeitung is a popular newspaper in Germany, published from and headquartered in Germany. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Westdeutsche Zeitung’s media bias and Westdeutsche Zeitung’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 Westdeutsche Zeitung along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Westdeutsche Zeitungis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Westdeutsche Zeitung, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Westdeutsche Zeitung’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.

right center
extreme right
left center
extreme left

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Westdeutsche Zeitung, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Westdeutsche Zeitung has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Westdeutsche Zeitung. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.

slightly reliable
highly reliable

A.   Westdeutsche Zeitung Media Bias Analysis

Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Westdeutsche Zeitung. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Westdeutsche Zeitung language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Westdeutsche Zeitung’s editors, etc. to support our inference.

1. Westdeutsche Zeitung Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

We will rummage through previous headlines of Westdeutsche Zeitung to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Westdeutsche Zeitung towards any side of the spectrum.

2. Westdeutsche Zeitung 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 Westdeutsche Zeitung has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Westdeutsche Zeitung’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Westdeutsche Zeitung

A political leader’s frequent criticism of Westdeutsche Zeitung will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Westdeutsche Zeitung in the past to support our arguments.

4. Allegations on Westdeutsche Zeitung

Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Westdeutsche Zeitung by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Westdeutsche Zeitung 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 Westdeutsche Zeitung media bias. To substantiate our claims about Westdeutsche Zeitung’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.

6. Audience of Westdeutsche Zeitung

The audience of Westdeutsche Zeitung also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Westdeutsche Zeitung’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.

7. Westdeutsche Zeitung’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 Westdeutsche Zeitung social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Westdeutsche Zeitung media bias.

8. Popular editors of Westdeutsche Zeitung

Any popular person or editor associated with the Westdeutsche Zeitung will also speak a lot about Westdeutsche Zeitung’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Westdeutsche Zeitung that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.

9. Westdeutsche Zeitung CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Westdeutsche Zeitung 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 Westdeutsche Zeitung’s media bias.

B. Westdeutsche Zeitung Factual Reporting Analysis

After Westdeutsche Zeitung media bias, we will write about Westdeutsche Zeitung’s factual reporting, to check whether Westdeutsche Zeitung is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Westdeutsche Zeitung’s factual accuracies and will comment if Westdeutsche Zeitung has ever published any false or misleading reports.

1. Westdeutsche Zeitung’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Westdeutsche Zeitung’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 Westdeutsche Zeitung in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Westdeutsche Zeitung

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 Westdeutsche Zeitung to suggest if Westdeutsche Zeitung has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Westdeutsche Zeitung

Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Westdeutsche Zeitung in their news stories to find out if Westdeutsche Zeitung is factually reliable or not.

C. Westdeutsche Zeitung 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 Westdeutsche Zeitung.

D. History of Westdeutsche Zeitung

Westdeutsche Zeitung is based out of Germany and primarily published from Germany . In this section, we will comment about the history of Westdeutsche Zeitung including Westdeutsche Zeitung founder, Westdeutsche Zeitung publisher, Westdeutsche Zeitung circulation and Westdeutsche Zeitung headquarters.

E. Westdeutsche Zeitung Funding & Ownership

Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Westdeutsche Zeitung’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Westdeutsche Zeitung’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.

F. Readers of Westdeutsche Zeitung

Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Westdeutsche Zeitung enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Westdeutsche Zeitung audience.


G. Westdeutsche Zeitung Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

After a thorough analysis of Westdeutsche Zeitung on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Westdeutsche Zeitung is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Westdeutsche Zeitung is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.

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