A lack of nuance in the media coverage of Putin and Xi | The Knife Media

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In the light of recent reporting on Russia, this article from The Knife is very interesting to see just how biased much of the media’s reporting is.

The coverage of Russia was more distorted than that of China. AP’s article on Xi received a total 51 percent integrity rating, compared to 23 percent for its Russia article. Deutsche Welle earned integrity ratings of 48 and 41 percent, respectively. Why did the Russia stories rate lower? That’s due, in part, to the added opinion.

For instance, the outlet referred to Russia as a “basket case” in its headline. Before you take in the rest of the article, your perception may be already tainted by sensationalism. Here’s another example from AP that contains opinion. […]

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