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Overcoming Bias

A Journalist's Guide to Culture & Context, 1st Edition

By Sue Ellen Christian

Routledge

240 pages

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Description

This book is about biases that affect journalism at every stage of reporting and writing. It shows journalists how they can examine and know their habits of thought, offering advice and strategies to help them embrace a more inclusive and open-minded approach to a multicultural society coverage.

Table of Contents

1. Context, Culture and Cognition 2. Habits of Thought 3. Encountering the News 4. Story without Stereotype 5. Understanding Culture, Understanding Sources 6. Training the Reporter’s Eye 7. Critical Decisions before Deadline 8. The Power of Words and Tone 9. Attribution and Editing without Bias 10. Journalism and Reflective Practice

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN008000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies