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Bias in Journalism

'The New York Times Building' by Michal Osmenda
‘The New York Times’ building, in New York City, NY. (Photo by Michal Osmenda – Complete photo credits are located at the end of this article)

Bias in Journalism

Do you have a preferred news source that you follow almost exclusively?

This editorial takes an in-depth look at bias in journalism, as it exists in our country, following a brief synopsis of human endeavor from pre-history to the Information Age. Your author would argue that in order to truly understand the nature of bias, it is first necessary to take a step back from our present understanding of the concept (as it exists in news reporting), and study the development of journalism in a broader sense, as related to the social science of History.

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