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Media bias final

  1. 1. BIAS IN THEMEDIABY: JOSH BRALLEY AND ALAN HENSON
  2. 2. GROUP 1PRINT MEDIA (NEWSPAPER ARTICLE)
  3. 3. HOW PRINT ARTICLESAFFECT PUBLIC OPINIONSenator Tommy Tucker of Waxhaw, NC told one newsreporter in a public hearing "I am the senator, you are thecitizen. You need to be quiet”.The reporter was asking about a bill that allowed moregovernment secrecy.By only quoting the senator and not the reporter it madeSenator Tommy Tucker look like a jerk.
  4. 4. NEWSPAPER ARTICLESN.Y. Times Denial Of Media Bias Fails ToMake Its Argument• Hard to stay unbiased about an issue no matter who you are.• Forbes known for being somewhat conservative because of thier “high value” living.
  5. 5. GROUP 2VISUAL WITH WORDS (AD & CARTOON)
  6. 6. BIAS CARTOONS• Can support both sides• Points out things some might not have noticed
  7. 7. BIAS CARTOONS(CONT.)• Shows same topic but different views• A lot of cartoons tend to favor Liberal politicians.
  8. 8. BIAS AD’Shttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUQ-j2sOA7c
  9. 9. BIAS SOUND BITEShttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kV2ye3Ag6fs
  10. 10. GROUP 3VISUAL DISPLAY (PIE CHART & BIRTH CERTIFICATE)
  11. 11. MEDIAS CHOICE OFTOPICS• Decide to report on something depending on view• Most compelling story not always talked about • Obama’s birth certificate
  12. 12. GRAPH How Americans Perceive TV News Media Too Liberal About Right Too Conservative Most people don’t perceive TV news as mostly Conservative, which differs from most of what some TV station say.
  13. 13. GROUP 4INFORMATIONAL (WEB ARTICLE)
  14. 14. BIAS SOUND BITEShttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kFTyyo5mBE
  15. 15. SENATE GUN VOTEBIAS“Gun Vote Triggers Media Outcry” –Dylan Byers46 Senators recently voted against background checks forgunsMedia is outraged by Senators
  16. 16. SENATE GUN VOTEBIASPiers Morgan calls Senators “a pathetic, gutless bunch ofcowards”New York Times quotes Gabby Giffords who says Senate is“in gun lobby’s grip”Huffington Post published article “No Justice”Joe Scarborough said people were “insulted”
  17. 17. SENATE GUN VOTEBIASSenators have been attacked by numerous outlets“I guess the media get annoyed when Senators listen to theirconstituents and think for themselves, rather than doing themedia’s bidding” –Bill Kristol, Editor in Chief of WeeklyStandard
  18. 18. SENATE GUN VOTEBIAS“It’s clearly biased and unmistakably ideological. Theseoutlets can do what they do want, but nobody should kidthemselves about what they’re doing.” -John Podhoretz ofthe New York Post
  19. 19. GROUP 5PERSONAL NARRATIVE
  20. 20. “BIAS”“Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How Media Distorts the News”by: Bernard GoldbergNarrative about Goldberg’s 28 year experience with CBSDiscusses how CBS would portray events
  21. 21. “BIAS”Goldberg came to editors and requested an end tobias, editors rejectedTalks about bias in relations between sexes, press coverageof race, terrorism, homelessness, and presidential races
  22. 22. “BIAS”CBS reported homelessness as direct correlation betweenRepublican budget cutsAlso addresses other networks who are bias
  23. 23. GROUP 6MINI-DOCUMENTARY
  24. 24. PRAGER UNIVERSITY:PROVING A MEDIA BIASTim Groseclose talks about a bias in media93% of D.C. based reporters vote DemocratSays bias comes in not reporting certain truthsMedia says Bush Tax Cuts only benefitted rich, when thewealthy benefitted less
  25. 25. PRAGER UNIVERSITY:PROVING A MEDIA BIASGloseclose says media sways many Americans who wouldbe right-of-center to be moderatesGloseclose also says much of America would be right-wingvoters if it weren’t for many media outletsGroseclose said America would be as conservative as Texasif it were not for media bias in a majority of outlets
  26. 26. CONCLUSIONOverall no matter how hard you try it is almost impossible tobe fair to all sides of the argument.News media should do their best to minimize the gap in thebias.Even while doing this we still felt it was hard to stayunbiased.
  27. 27. WORKS CITED• Beeler. Gun Control. Digital image. Cagle Cartoons. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2013.• Cagle, Daryl. Benghazi. Digital image. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2013.• McCoy, Glenn. Benghazi. Digital image. The Texas Piney Woods. N.p., 6 Jan. 2013. Web. 10 Apr. 2013.• Ramirez. The Lap Dog. Digital image. Investors. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2013.• Warren, William. Media Narratives For Dummies. Digital image. Live and Local. N.p., 17 Aug. 2012. Web. 10 Apr. 2013.• "47 Percent." YouTube. YouTube, 18 Sept. 2012. Web. 12 Apr. 2013.• "Biden: Shackled Comment Not Outrageous." YouTube. YouTube, 14 Aug. 2012. Web. 12 Apr. 2013.• Carr, David. "Tired Cries of Bias Don’t Help Romney." n.d.: n. pag. NYTimes. 30 Sept. 2012. Web. 12 Apr. 2013.• Celock, John. "The Huffington Post." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 17 Apr. 2013. Web. 20 Apr. 2013.• "Does TV Have A Liberal Bias?" Does TV Have A Liberal Bias? N.p., 20 Apr. 2013. Web. 20 Apr. 2013.• "Just Another Example of Media Bias." YouTube. YouTube, 19 July 2012. Web. 12 Apr. 2013.• Siers, Kevin. "Kevin Siers." Siers Cartoon: NC Legislature. N.p., 17 Apr. 2013. Web. 20 Apr. 2013.• Groseclose, Tim. "Prager University: Proving Media Bias." YouTube. Prager University, 06 Aug. 2012. Web. 20 Apr. 2013. www.youtube.com.• Goldberg, Bernard. Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News. Washington, DC: Regnery Pub., 2001. Print.• Byers, Dylan. "Gun Vote Triggers Media Outcry.” POLITICO. Polotico.com, 18 Apr. 2013. Web. 21 Apr. 2013. www.politico.com.

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