“Factfulness” Media bias

Unit title: “Factfulness” Truth vs. bias and sensationalism in the media
Global issue cluster(s): Politics, power, and justice; Beliefs, values, and education
Area of exploration(s): Readers, writers, texts
Key concept
: Communication
Related concepts: Audience, bias, purpose, rhetoric
Statement of inquiry: The media construct versions of reality that serve particular interests and ideologies
Text(s): Assorted language media texts, including: newspaper/magazine covers, straight/hard news, editorialised news, opinion pieces.


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