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People read articles everyday but they do not recognize that bias is being used to alternate their opinion Readers are easily blinded by bias within print media because journalists are very good with blending the bias into their articles Although bias is detectable some types of bias are well disguised and hard to point out Print media uses certain types of bias that can persuade a person into reading the article that may not concern them There are many types of bias that are used in print media health issue articles Print media shows bias through statistics and crowd counts word choice and tone and omissionBias by statistics and crowd count is used in print media Journalists tend to use bias through statistics and crowd counts to influence the readers believability The Globe and Mail on October 23 1999 in an article called Ottawa organizing medical research with new 65-million agency uses this bias by saying dozens of scientists instead of telling us the exact number of scientists they say dozens to make it seem a large number There are many other print media sources that use this type of bias such as Macleans and The Toronto Star On September 27 1999 an article in Macleans called Dangerous product is showing crowd count by saying 400000 Florida smokers The journalist did not tell the reader the population of Florida The Toronto Star on October 23 1999 demonstrates this type of bias in an article called Pregnancy biggest threat to women UN say by saying an estimated 585000 women die every year The journalist does not tell us the exact number of women that die but an estimate of it to make it seem large Many of the articles within print media sources contain bias Statistics and crowd counts are usually increased in print media articles to make them seem more extremeWord choice and tone is another
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