“(Use the article I handed out in class and identify the premises and conclusion of the article.  identify whether the author is making a claim of fact, a claim of definition, a claim of value or a claim of causality.)
ls it possible for the News Media to Refflrm? j_
To provide their publics with nun biased writing, jnurnalists armmd the world t
wfluld have to, first, enter empathicaliy intu wnrid views to which they are nflt 31d
present sympathetic. The}; wflugd have to imagine writing fee eedieneee that ‘hflflwn
views antithetical tn their own. They would have te develnp limighte intn theirf the
seciecentrism. They wuuld have tn do the things dune by eril’leei L‘nneumers (It um
news. The most significant prebiem is that, were they tr} dri so, their reederfi W“ rs
perceive their articles es “biased” end “slanted” 35 “PI‘UPHgflndfl-” :i’iilffifl I‘Epf’rtetheir
weuid be seen es irrespensible, as eiiewing their PEFSUIW PW“ Di Vii-SW “1′ hmi’le
journalistic writings. Imagine Israeli ieurntilists writing tlrt’it‘ies that presentt
Palestinian paint ei‘view sympathetically.
The mast basic paint is this: jeurnalists dn net determine the nature and demalids Gr
their jebi They dn net determine what their readers want nr think nr hate er fear-
The nature and demands nftheir jnh are determined hy the. hreader nature tlf
secieties themselves and lseliel’s, values and wnrld views nf its members. It Is
human nature tn see the werld, in the first instance, in egncentrit’ and secincentrlt
terms. Mest pennie are net interested in having their minds hreadened. ‘l’hey Want
their present beliefs and values extnlled and confirmed. Lilte [netball fans. they
want the heme team te win and when it wins te triumph glerieusiy. It they lese,
they want te be teld that the game was net impertant er that the ether side cheated
er that efficials were biased against them.
As leng as the everwhelming mass et’persens in the breeder seeiety are drawn te
news articles that reinferee. and de net euestien. their fundamental views er
passiens. the ecenemic imperatives will remain the same. The legit: is parallel to
that efreferming a natiens eating hahits. As leng as the masses want high fat
precessed feeds, the market will sell high fat and preeessed feeds te them. And as
leng as the masses want simplistic news articles that reinferce egecentric and
seciecentric thinking, that present

“(Use the article I handed out in class and identify the premises and conclusion of the article.  identify whether the author is making a claim of fact, a claim of definition, a claim of value or a claim of causality.)
ls it possible for the News Media to Refflrm? j_
To provide their publics with nun biased writing, jnurnalists armmd the world t
wfluld have to, first, enter empathicaliy intu wnrid views to which they are nflt 31d
present sympathetic. The}; wflugd have to imagine writing fee eedieneee that ‘hflflwn
views antithetical tn their own. They would have te develnp limighte intn theirf the
seciecentrism. They wuuld have tn do the things dune by eril’leei L‘nneumers (It um
news. The most significant prebiem is that, were they tr} dri so, their reederfi W“ rs
perceive their articles es “biased” end “slanted” 35 “PI‘UPHgflndfl-” :i’iilffifl I‘Epf’rtetheir
weuid be seen es irrespensible, as eiiewing their PEFSUIW PW“ Di Vii-SW “1′ hmi’le
journalistic writings. Imagine Israeli ieurntilists writing tlrt’it‘ies that presentt
Palestinian paint ei‘view sympathetically.
The mast basic paint is this: jeurnalists dn net determine the nature and demalids Gr
their jebi They dn net determine what their readers want nr think nr hate er fear-
The nature and demands nftheir jnh are determined hy the. hreader nature tlf
secieties themselves and lseliel’s, values and wnrld views nf its members. It Is
human nature tn see the werld, in the first instance, in egncentrit’ and secincentrlt
terms. Mest pennie are net interested in having their minds hreadened. ‘l’hey Want
their present beliefs and values extnlled and confirmed. Lilte [netball fans. they
want the heme team te win and when it wins te triumph glerieusiy. It they lese,
they want te be teld that the game was net impertant er that the ether side cheated
er that efficials were biased against them.
As leng as the everwhelming mass et’persens in the breeder seeiety are drawn te
news articles that reinferee. and de net euestien. their fundamental views er
passiens. the ecenemic imperatives will remain the same. The legit: is parallel to
that efreferming a natiens eating hahits. As leng as the masses want high fat
precessed feeds, the market will sell high fat and preeessed feeds te them. And as
leng as the masses want simplistic news articles that reinferce egecentric and
seciecentric thinking, that present