Deficit discourse is created, in part, by a mainstream media and screen culture that is overwhelmingly white and doesn’t reflect the cultural diversity of its population.
Many people define ‘bias’ as ‘anything that doesn’t agree with me.’ But are the news media really biased?
African media also emphasise the west as superior and Africa as inferior.
There is no understating the impact Williams has had on the game itself. But her role in helping sports journalists reimagine the scope of their work is a key part of her enduring legacy.
The study reveals a consistently biased and negative depiction of sex workers by news media in Nigeria.
A series of in-depth interviews with self-described conservatives found concerns that go beyond concerns about selective facts or obvious partisanship.
If women are to have a public voice in Ghana’s media ecology then a great deal more needs to happen.
The accusation of bias is like kryptonite for responsible news organizations: the stronger their piety to the ideal of objectivity, the more vulnerable they are to complaints made in bad faith.
A social psychologist explains how to avoid being misled, and how to prevent yourself – and others – from spreading inaccurate information.
Reasons why women’s voices are ignored in science reporting range from socio-cultural influences that inform gender norms, to perceptions of leadership and political power structures.
The media’s muting of women’s voices when reporting the COVID-19 crisis keeps women on the margins.
Charges of media bias are nothing new, though they’ve gotten louder since 2016, led by President Trump. But a press free to take a variety of viewpoints was the founders’ intention.
Though political elites complain about what the media covers, and how they cover it, research shows that ideological bias among media outlets is largely nonexistent.
News-making practices in private radio broadcasting in Ghana need a re-think.
It wasn’t the ‘Sun wot won it’, but the partisanship of the UK press made the Conservatives’ task a great deal easier.
The BBC is looking exposed after a campaign in which it has taken fire from all sides.
Analysis of the first week of the campaign shows that not all publicity is good publicity.
This election showed that Australia is stuck with an increasingly polarised media, a highly concentrated media ownership landscape and no apparent way to do anything about it.
At some level, democratic societies have had enough of Murdoch and his propaganda operation masquerading as a news service.
Community radio stations have thrown themselves into the political discussion with gusto.