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Lemieux Library
Lemieux Library

Navigating Information

Understanding how we get information and why that matters.

What is Bias?

Everybody and everything has bias, but some people and news organizations make more of an effort to hide or counter their biases than others. Understanding the types and degrees of bias in a news article or television segment can help readers understand their own reactions to the piece, and determine how to engage with it.

Perspectives on Bias in the News

Charting News Bias

Several people have attempted to chart the levels of partisanship perceived in various media sources. This is just one example.

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