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Training the Reporter’s Eye
To understand what people tend to notice.
To recognize that the focus of a journalist’s attention influences and reinforces news values and frames.
To learn techniques that can fill gaps in observation and attention.
Compare the excerpt from Ellen Warren’s story on Malcolm Baldrige
to other coverage, such as this article from the Los Angeles Times.
PEJ’s principles of journalism
Las Vegas Sun multimedia project on hospitals
Additional Exploration Exercises
Test Your Powers of Attention
Visuals and Framing
Making the Dull Shine
To think about what attracts news consumers: Read the article on “
Eyetracking Points the Way to Effective News Article Design
The Online Journalism Review.
watch a video
that shows eyetracking of a news website in action.
Excerpts from a speech on Iraq war coverage
by Anthony Shadid,
reporter, in Nieman Reports.
Abstract of scholarly article by Robert M. Entman on U.S. news coverage of international news
will teach readers to edit their thinking for habitual errors, making them more perceptive journalists. It provides a career-long foundation for challenging bias.
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Attribution and Cause
Others on "Overcoming Bias"
Words and Tone
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