TITLE

Media Literacy Training Reduces Perception of Bias

AUTHOR(S)
Vraga, Emily K.; Tully, Melissa; Rojas, Hernando
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Newspaper Research Journal;Fall2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Researchers found those exposed to a media literacy presentation were less likely to perceive a story on a controversial issue to be biased.
ACCESSION #
44849436

 

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