Learn to battle bias

Your WBA is offering members free access to a Poynter educational session titled “Battling Bias.” 

The session is online on Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. CT. You can learn more and sign up here.

Here’s what you will learn:

  • Where do our biases come from?
  • How do we recognize our own biases?
  • Eight kinds of biases that can influence our journalism (these don’t make you a bad person, they mean you are normal) 
  • How biases influence who is in and out of our coverage 
  • How you can find new voices that will give you new insights, even on deadline 
  • How biases even show up in our Google searches 
  • The MOST likely place your biases might show up in a carefully crafted story