This insightful book explores bias in reporting on climate change, helping students think critically about where their news comes from. The book also includes a table of contents, two infographics, informative sidebars, two “Consider This” special features, quiz questions, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. This Focus Readers title is at the Voyager level, aligned to reading levels of grades 5–6 and interest levels of grades 5–9.
Bias in Reporting on Climate Change
This deep dive into media literacy investigates how journalists report on climate change and its current consequences in our modern world. Part of the Focus on Media Bias series (4 titles), this book explores media bias when relaying information on climate change to the public, and it helps readers to understand where the news comes from and think critically about how they receive and perceive news. Among the topics discussed are how climate change has historically been covered, assessing the accuracy and balance of information reported, and the impact of underand uneven reporting, such as with climate change solutions and environmental challenges facing minority populations. Infographics and stock images illustrate the book’s content, while discussion prompts and quiz questions make this a truly interactive resource that will help broaden student minds.
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