How to know if a news source is fair and balanced?

The media bias In an earlier article titled “The Art of Bullshit” I attempted to list the most common¬†methods of dishonest communication, often used by the propagandists to persuade the public. In that same piece I mentioned different biases such as one-sided selection of stories and the great Confirmation Bias from which no-one is completely […]

The Art of Bullshit – Methods of dishonest communication

Download the PDF version:¬†2014-the-art-of-bs Introduction In our time information is distributed instantly all over the globe. The traditional news outlets are challenged by the social media and blogs that offer non-stop news feed and an ongoing conversation that is open to everyone. Opinions are shaped daily by individuals and organisations with many different agendas, some […]