Bias in Reporting on the COVID 19 Pandemic

This insightful book explores bias in reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic, helping students think critically about where their news comes from.

Bias in Reporting on the COVID 19 Pandemic

This insightful book explores bias in reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic, helping students think critically about where their news comes from. The book also includes a table of contents, two infographics, informative sidebars, two "Consider This" special features, quiz questions, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. This Focus Readers title is at the Voyager level, aligned to reading levels of grades 5–6 and interest levels of grades 5–9.

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Bias in Reporting on the COVID-19 Pandemic
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Alex Gatling
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-01 - Publisher: North Star Editions, Inc.

This insightful book explores bias in reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic, helping students think critically about where their news comes from. The book also includes a table of contents, two infographics, informative sidebars, two "Consider This" special features, quiz questions, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. This Focus Readers
Influence of Political Affiliation on Perceived Media Bias and Trustworthiness in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Language: en
Pages: 50
Authors: Tabitha Lamberth
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher:

Author's abstract: Partisanship and news source attribution may influence perceived media bias and trust in COVID-19 information. This study aimed to explore how the similarity liking effect relates to political identity and perceived credibility. Our main hypothesis was that individuals would find news sources that shared their political affiliation as
Bias and Social Aspects in Search and Recommendation
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Ludovico Boratto, Stefano Faralli, Mirko Marras, Giovanni Stilo
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-11 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book constitutes refereed proceedings of the First International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation, BIAS 2020, held in April, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic BIAS 2020 was held virtually. The 10 full papers and 7 short papers were carefully reviewed and seleced from 44 submissions. The
COVID-19, Racism and Politicization
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Kalinga Seneviratne, Sundeep R. Muppidi
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-05 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book explores the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the role of national and international media and governments in the initial coverage of the developing crisis. With specific chapters written mostly by scholars based in these countries, it examines how the media in India, China, Sri Lanka, Philippines,
Subjective Well-Being and Social Media
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Stefano M. Iacus, Giuseppe Porro
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-04 - Publisher: CRC Press

Subjective Well-Being and Social Media shows how, by exploiting the unprecedented amount of information provided by the social networking sites, it is possible to build new composite indicators of subjective well-being. These new social media indicators are complementary to official statistics and surveys, whose data are collected at very low