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Unformatted text preview: • Ways to think about bias in mainstream journalism o In favor of professional standards that solve time deadlines and space limitations o In favor of what happened yesterday o Against historical and social context o Against independent analytical thinking o In favor of “balanced” moderate positions o In favor of status quo/elite/powerful sources • Journalism of verification vs culture of assertion o CNN’s numbers go up if there is a conflict because they can rely on the station for the real news...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course COM 143 taught by Professor Becker during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.
- Fall '08