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A whole new world of bias

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To broadcast news is to choose, and to choose severely, from a host of possible events and ways of framing them. And we now have a widening array of examples among the different channels as to what constitute important events, trends and, above all, personalities.James Painter, former Visiting Fellow, and author of the upcoming RISJ publication Counter-Hegemonic News: A Case Study of Al-Jazeera English and Telesur, discusses the future of news coverage in his article.