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Western Mail Media Bias and Western Mail Factual Reporting Analysis

Western Mail is a popular newspaper in United Kingdom (UK), published from and headquartered in United Kingdom (UK). In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Western Mail’s media bias and Western Mail’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 Mail along with its factual accuracy.

Media Bias Analysis Summary

After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Western Mailis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Western Mail, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Western Mail’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
right
extreme right
left center
left
extreme left
center
 
 

Factual Reporting Summary

For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Western Mail, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Western Mail has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Western Mail. 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
unreliable
highly reliable

A.   Western Mail Media Bias Analysis

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

1. Western Mail Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines

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

2. Western Mail 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 Mail has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Western Mail’s political bias.

3. Political leader’s Criticism of Western Mail

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

4. Allegations on Western Mail

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

6. Audience of Western Mail

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

7. Western Mail’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 Mail social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Western Mail media bias.

8. Popular editors of Western Mail

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

9. Western Mail CEO’s political views

In this section, we will look if Western Mail 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 Mail’s media bias.

B. Western Mail Factual Reporting Analysis

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

1. Western Mail’s misleading or false news articles

We will look for Western Mail’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 Mail in its Op-Ed or news section.

2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Western Mail

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 Mail to suggest if Western Mail has published false stories in the past or not.

3. Sources of Western Mail

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

C. Western Mail 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 Mail.

D. History of Western Mail

Western Mail is based out of United Kingdom (UK) and primarily published from United Kingdom (UK) . In this section, we will comment about the history of Western Mail including Western Mail founder, Western Mail publisher, Western Mail circulation and Western Mail headquarters.

E. Western Mail Funding & Ownership

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

F. Readers of Western Mail

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

 

G. Western Mail Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion

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

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