Apply the tendentiousness test: a new way to critique Middle East Coverage by the major media.
By: David Bedein and Dasi Schneider
Center for Near East Policy Research
37 Hillel Street, Suite 105-106
Jerusalem 94581 Israel
Instead of looking at how the reporter views issues in the Middle East, invoke three factors:
- Does the reporter vent his/her own opinion?
- Does the reporter use pejorative language?
- Does the reporter show both sides?
IN THE CHART OF NEW YORK TIMES COVERAGE ,
YOU WILL SEE THE TENDENTIOUSNESS TEST AT WORK.