Directions

-Read the excerpt below from HonestReporting.com.
-Read "Types of Media Bias" in the right column. Then answer the questions.

This week instead of reading one example of bias in the media, go to HonestReporting.com’s “2006 Dishonest Reporting Awards.”  There are many examples of biased media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  Scroll down to read the examples throughout the page.

 

Identifying Media Bias

To accurately identify different types of bias, you should be aware of the issues of the day, and the liberal and conservative perspectives on each issue.

Types of Media Bias:

Questions

Which example from the “Dishonest Reporting Awards” do you think is the strongest example of media bias against Israel?



Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Answers

Opinion question. Answers vary.