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