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