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