Media Bias

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How to be a Savvy News Consumer. Media Bias. How to be a Savvy News Consumer. The media world we inhabit is . without exception a world of "spin”. The Wall Street Journal. Media Bias. How to be a Savvy News Consumer. ID: 583792 Download Presentation

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Media BiasHow to be a Savvy News Consumer

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Media BiasHow to be a Savvy News Consumer

The media world we inhabit is

without exception a world of "spin”

The Wall Street Journal

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Media BiasHow to be a Savvy News Consumer

Four steps to becoming savvy about the news:

Understand basic agenda of “news story construction”

Deconstruct the stories; then reconstruct them imaginatively with alternative biases and slants

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Media BiasHow to be a Savvy News Consumer

Four steps to becoming savvy about the news

Redefine issues, access alternative sources (both within and outside the mainstream), put events into historical perspective, notice and assess assumptions and implications

Identify low-credibility stories by noticing vested interests or passion associated with content

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Media BiasHow to be a Savvy News Consumer

Questions to ask when reading, listening to, or watching a news story:

Who is the audience?

What point of view is being privileged?

What points of view are being dismissed or played down?

How can I gain access to the point of view being negated?

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Media BiasHow to be a Savvy News Consumer

Questions to ask when reading, listening to, or watching a news story:

What stories are pictured on the front page, at the top of the news hour?

What information is “buried” in the story and why?


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