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