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