Daily Archives: February 12, 2013

Critical Readers Needed: Checking Up on the Media

Whether your friends have the “I don’t believe the liberal media” or the “Fox News: An Oxymoron” bumper sticker, you know it’s important to look at the media (whether print, broadcast, or online) with a critical eye.

Librarian Emily told me about a website that does just that. This University of Michigan-based site is an excellent source for learning how to detect bias in the news (or in any source, actually). It’s well worth your time.