FAMILY MATTERS – Keys to understanding the media

Join the conversation as Brendan Malone and Bob McCoskrie give you 11 keys to understanding the media. You’ll learn how to exercise discernment around what online media you click on, and what media you rely on (including certain reporters). Simple tips include being aware of the heading, placement of key facts, bias in the reporting, images used, the ‘actors’, whether there’s a balance of opposing voices, editorialising, and even ‘psychological priming’! The key message is that “your click counts” when reading media online, so don’t be tricked.

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