Media bias is the bias of reporters and news producers in the choice of events and stories that are described, and the way they are covered.
If a story quotes non-experts, such as those depicted as average citizens, check to be sure that about an equal number come from both sides of the issue in interrogation. In this time we trusted the media to tell us what was going on in the country.
It might be the subtlest of things that is unnoticeable to more blatant attempts. Many people including myself believe that it is.
Scholarly journals have a reputation for having high reliability. Sensationalism is a category of editorial bias in mass media in which events and topics in news stories and pieces are over publicized to increase viewers.
Bias by omission is often related with political news stories.