BSCOM 240 Week 1 Identifying and Eliminating Bias

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BSCOM 240 Week 1 Identifying and
Eliminating Bias

Review Ch. 11 and Box 11.2 "Guidelines
for Racial Identification" of Reaching Audiences.

Read the
front page of The Kelsey Gazette and choose one of the
headline stories.

Write a
350- to 700-word paper in which you discuss potential bias in the story you
selected and ways you can avoid bias as you conduct your own research. Address
the following:

  • Identify the
    bias and unethical use of information.

  • What
    criteria could you use to improve the credibility of this story?

  • How could
    you rewrite the story to eliminate the bias? Consider that your audience
    is a general audience consisting of men and women of varying education

  • How would
    you adapt your message to an audience made up exclusively of college

  • Discuss
    potential areas of bias associated with your own research topic.

Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your
assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

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