Media Bias: Headline/Visual

Definition

Bias via headlines, graphics, photos/video

A report may be perfectly fair but its headline or TV graphic is not. The headline may mislead news consumers in favor of a liberal viewpoint or unfairly promote a pro-liberal aspect of the story. Another instance of this bias could be when the images within the story unfairly push, reinforce or favor a liberal viewpoint.

FOX 11 Acknowledges Bias

In a rare move by local media, WULK FOX 11 (through its parent company, Sinclair Broadcast Group) recently featured…

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