Web Activity: Bias

Oops. That Was Biased.

NewsDiffs is a website that tracks ongoing corrections and changes to news stories in certain publications. Follow the link and look at the changes that were made to the article about Yvonne Brill.

Response Question: 
  1. Why was Yvonne Brill a newsworthy person?
  2. Compare the opening line from the first draft and the revised version. How did they change the emphasis?
  3. Explain what kind of bias was present in the first version.
Response not required