Bias Notes. Bias Rule. Definition: Favoring one side, position, or belief – being partial, prejudiced Rule: EVERYTHING IS BIASED. What is biased language and what is not ? Not biased, just an objective observation Frank spends very little mone y. Biased favorably:
Not biased, just an objective observation
Frank spends very little money.
Frank is thrifty.
Frank is a cheapskate.
Consider these two sentences in a news story:
1. “A crowd of more than 900 attended the protest.”
2. “Fewer than 1,000 showed up to protest.”
How could you say this in a neutral (unbiased) way?
of these people: