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  2. Confirmation bias - Wikipedia

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    However, the fact-checking of media reports and investigations is subject to the same confirmation bias as that for peer review of scientific research. This bias has been little studied so far. For example, a fact-checker with progressive political views might be more critical than necessary of a factual report from a conservative commentator.

  3. Sexism - Wikipedia

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    Gender bias and gender-based discrimination still permeate the education process in many settings. For example, in the teaching and learning process, including differential engagement, expectations and interactions by teachers with their male and female students, as well as gender stereotypes in textbooks and learning materials.

  4. Fox News controversies - Wikipedia

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    Fox News has been described by academics, media figures, political figures, and watchdog groups as being biased in favor of the Republican Party in its news coverage, as perpetuating conservative bias, and as misleading their audience in relation to science, notably climate change.

  5. Censorship of Facebook - Wikipedia

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    Facebook has been replacing traditional media channels since its founding in 2004. Censorship in the media, especially on Facebook, is due to a variety of reasons, since Facebook accepts all kinds of content, with little or no moderation.

  6. Fake news - Wikipedia

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    Definition. Fake news is a neologism. Fake news, or fake news websites, have no basis in fact, but are presented as being factually accurate.. Media scholar Nolan Higdon has defined fake news as "false or misleading content presented as news and communicated in formats spanning spoken, written, printed, electronic, and digital communication."

  7. RT (TV network) - Wikipedia

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    RT (formerly Russia Today) is a Russian state-controlled international television network funded by the federal tax budget of the Russian government. It operates pay television channels directed to audiences outside of Russia, as well as providing Internet content in English, Spanish, French, German, Arabic, and Russian.

  8. PJ Media - Wikipedia

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    PJ Media, originally known as Pajamas Media, is an American subscription-based commentary website of right-wing politics. It was founded in 2004, with its majority owner being software entrepreneur, billionaire and angel investor Aubrey Chernick, founder of Candle Corporation (acquired by IBM).

  9. Dan Rather - Wikipedia

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    Daniel Irvin Rather Jr. (/ ˈ r æ ð ər /; born October 31, 1931) is an American journalist and former national evening news anchor.Rather began his career in Texas, becoming a national name after his reporting saved thousands of lives during Hurricane Carla in September 1961.