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How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
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How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
  • Bias through selection and omission
  • The author chooses what details to leave in, and
    what details to leave out
  • Bias through placement
  • ie. if its on the front page, it seems more
    important to us

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How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
  • Bias by headline
  • Every single word is chosen carefully
  • Bias by photos, captions and camera angles
  • Editors will choose photos / videos that make
    people look good or bad, depending on how they
    want you to see them

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How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
  • Bias through use of names and titles
  • Some names or titles are more favorable than
    others
  • Example ex-con vs. a person who served time a
    long time ago for a minor offense
  • Bias through statistics and crowd counts
  • Stats can be used to change how you feel about an
    event

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How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
  • Bias by source control
  • Depending on who is the author, they will have a
    particular perspective
  • Word choice and tone
  • Some words are stronger or more extreme than
    others

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How to Detect Bias in the NewsQuestions
  • Why do you think the words convey a value
    judgement?
  • Are these words or phrases found in a news story,
    a column, an editorial or a review? Why is this
    significant?
  • Present your findings to the class.

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Two Views of OriginsArchaeological and
Aboriginal perspectivesPg. 12-13
  • a) What was the Bering Strait (Land Route)
    Theory?
  • b) What were some of the problems with
    this theory?
  • a) Describe two Aboriginal perspectives
    on origins.
  • b) What common world view do Aboriginal
    creation stories share?
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Title: How to Detect Bias in the News Review


1
How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
2
How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
  • Bias through selection and omission
  • The author chooses what details to leave in, and
    what details to leave out
  • Bias through placement
  • ie. if its on the front page, it seems more
    important to us

3
How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
  • Bias by headline
  • Every single word is chosen carefully
  • Bias by photos, captions and camera angles
  • Editors will choose photos / videos that make
    people look good or bad, depending on how they
    want you to see them

4
How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
  • Bias through use of names and titles
  • Some names or titles are more favorable than
    others
  • Example ex-con vs. a person who served time a
    long time ago for a minor offense
  • Bias through statistics and crowd counts
  • Stats can be used to change how you feel about an
    event

5
How to Detect Bias in the NewsReview
  • Bias by source control
  • Depending on who is the author, they will have a
    particular perspective
  • Word choice and tone
  • Some words are stronger or more extreme than
    others

6
How to Detect Bias in the NewsQuestions
  • Why do you think the words convey a value
    judgement?
  • Are these words or phrases found in a news story,
    a column, an editorial or a review? Why is this
    significant?
  • Present your findings to the class.

7
Two Views of OriginsArchaeological and
Aboriginal perspectivesPg. 12-13
  • a) What was the Bering Strait (Land Route)
    Theory?
  • b) What were some of the problems with
    this theory?
  • a) Describe two Aboriginal perspectives
    on origins.
  • b) What common world view do Aboriginal
    creation stories share?
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