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Do You Think It's Biased? How To Ask For The Perception Of Media Bias

Spinde, Timo; Kreuter, Christina; Gaissmaier, Wolfgang; Hamborg, Felix; Gipp, Bela; Giese, Helge;
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  • Published: 30 Apr 2021
Abstract
Media coverage possesses a substantial effect on the public perception of events. The way media frames events can significantly alter the beliefs and perceptions of our society. Nevertheless, nearly all media outlets are known to report news in a biased way. While such bias can be introduced by altering the word choice or omitting information, the perception of bias also varies largely depending on a reader's personal background. Therefore, media bias is a very complex construct to identify and analyze. Even though media bias has been the subject of many studies, previous assessment strategies are oversimplified, lack overlap and empirical evaluation. Thus, this...
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free text keywords: news bias, news slant, perception of text, news bias, news slant, perception of text
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