Web Activity: Bias

Biased Against Everyone?

Follow the link to an analysis of some research related to how we determine whether a news source is biased.

Response Question: 
  1. The author suggests there’s a difference between having skills to detect bias in the news and how we actually judge bias. Explain what you think this means.
  2. Explain the “hostile media effect.”
  3. Do you see people “self-stereotyping”? Do YOU self-stereotype? How do you think it affects the way you or others view what happens in the world?
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