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CRIM 08 Jackson: Using Bias Checkers

Introduction to Investigation

Activity

Each row has been assigned a news source.

  • Row 1: New York Times
  • Row 2: Los Angeles Times
  • Row 3: BuzzFeed News
  • Row 4: Washington Post
  • Row 5: USA Today
  • Row 6: Daily Mail 
  • Row 7: Associated Press

Working with your assigned partner:

  • Use Media Bias Fact Check to determine:
    • the political leaning of the source as a whole
    • the level of accuracy in reporting overall
  • Use AllSides to determine:
    • the political leaning of the source as a whole

Media Bias Results

Media Bias Chart

Chart with media sources and their bias