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