What is Media Bias?

Learning to effectively navigate the media landscape is a vital life skill for all young people. A recent Ofcom report stated that 32% of young people believe all or most of what they see on social media to be true and 66% thought the same for news apps.


During this lesson students explore what bias within the media is and how it differs from fake news. They consider the impact bias can have on individuals and society and learn how to identify bias in a range of media contexts.

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COP: Climate Action

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Online Opinions

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Cancer – Early Detection and Prevention

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Mock Parliament Debate

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According to research by the charity Ditch the Label, 7 in 10 young people have experienced cyberbullying, 20% of whom experience it daily. Support your students to know their legal…

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Raising Awareness

During this assembly pupils reflect on how social media can be an important platform for raising awareness of issues that are important to pupils through the example of Martha Payne's school…

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Youth Justice

During this lesson, students will explore the process a young person goes through when they commit, or are suspected of committing a crime. They will also examine different types of…

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Learning About the Law

This lesson gives students an introduction to the legal system in the UK. During the lesson students will examine the roles of the various professionals involved in the law and…

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Filter Bubbles: Tell Me What I Want To Hear

A “filter bubble” describes how algorithms limit and skew the information users see on the internet. In this lesson,...

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Local and Central Government

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What is Democracy?

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During this lesson students examine the role of national government in relation to taxation and public spending. The lesson...

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An Introduction to Human Rights

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