Bias - Part 1 - What is Bias?

Lesson Objectives:

  • Define bias in the context of the news literacy class. 

    Identify how a news consumer would know if a news outlet is biased. 

Video Introduction:

Stony Brook University School of Journalism Professor Steven Reiner explains our definition of news media bias.

Guiding Questions

  • What is Bias?
  • Where have you heard claims of the news media being biased? Who made the claims?
  • Do you believe that the news media is biased? Why?