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