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