Determine an Author's Bias

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Good readers look for evidence of an author’s bias, of places in the text where information is left out in a way that impacts the accuracy of the information. In this short video, the narrator examines how author John Moir manipulates information in his Smithsonian article “The Little Owls that Live Underground.” By highlighting instances of opinions stated as facts, emotional wording, and by considering information intentionally omitted, the video models for viewers how to determine bias. Consider following the video with a guided practice exercise with another piece of text.

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