Bias Can Be Subtle

A tale of five headlines.

Five headlines, all telling slightly different stories

A boat capsizes off the California coast, with injured and fatalities. Reading the above headlines alone, what conclusions about this incident would you draw?

NPR writes about a suspected smuggling boat. Unproven, but that’s what it may be.

Fox News says that the injured and killed were in a smuggling operation. No doubts expressed…



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John Lewis

John Lewis


John Lewis was born in Europe, and came by both wanderlust and curiosity from that beginning. He considers this his Third Act in Life.