English 10 (ENG201) Master Course
Deeper Reading Activities
Just the facts (pg.183)
There is supposed to be a clear distinction between a straight news story, however, this is not necessarily true. To help students understand that news stories contain bias, show them how different newspapers presen the same news story.
Giving students articles with contrasting biases and having them highlight the loaded language helps them understand that bias may be found even in the straight news section of any newspaper.