Bias in News Sources

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As young consumers of media, it is important for high schoolers to explore concepts of bias and prejudice, and how they may be present in media. After discussing ideological messages that media can contain, individuals complete a warm-up activity about connotation. They then read an article about the different ways the media conveys bias. Finally, small groups look at news stories and evaluate their level of bias.

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