Death Valley heat “could torch the record book” claimed ABC (Australia) News 17 August 2020. On Sunday 16 August the temperature in Death Valley, California, was recorded a 54.4°C (130°F). That is certainly a scorching temperature, but it won’t burn any records no matter how many media sources “promote it”. The same event was reported […]
Detect Any Press Bias?
Do you detect any bias in this newspaper report? “An elite Brisbane private school has bowed to pressure and dropped a sex-education book that suggests God hates homosexuals, gay people can “successfully” change to heterosexual, and people with ambiguous genitalia are “freaks”. Following Courier-Mail coverage that exposed the offensive book used in Year 10 religion […]
Guardian Newspaper Changes Climate Language
Guardian newspaper changes climate language, explains an article entitled “Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment” in The Guardian, 17 May 2019. The Guardian newspaper has issued changes to it style guide for articles on climate and environmental issues. The style guide now includes the following directives: “Climate change is […]