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Exercise 6 - Towards academic reading
Read the paragraph and answer the question below.

Sources of Media Bias

There are many different sources of media bias: Some are intentional and others are unintentional.

One source of unintentional media bias is limited space or air time for a report, which can lead to insufficient or incomplete coverage of a story. Other similar examples are cases when journalists have to give in their reports before they are able to do all the necessary investigations.

In contrast, an example of intentional bias is when journalists, TV or radio broadcasters add their personal opinions to a report, instead of remaining objective. For example, a news reporter with racial, religious or political prejudices may give reports that support or attack a particular race, religion or political party.
Sort the following sources of media bias into 2 categories:

intentionally biased reports and
unintentionally biased reports

Drag and drop your answers into the table.

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