Bias in the news media – posting this is one of my ways to fight alzheimer’s 

This is how it happened, in this order. 

Rick snuck up behind Bob and hit him in the head with a board. Later their was retaliation. Bob snuck up behind Rick and hit him in the head with a board. 

The reporter writes this headline.  “Bob snuck up behind Rick and hit him in the head with a board”

The headline does not contain an untruth, but it may show bias, if nothing is said about retaliation or Rick’s part. 

Reporters are human and some folks say that all humans are capable of having a bias. 

Rick’s friends may show bias and Bob’s friends may show bias. Rick’s friends may not admit that and Bob’s friends may not either. 

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