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