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University of Portland Clark Library

ENG 107: College Writing (Ward): Class Activity

Instructions

1. Visit either one or the other or both of the sites below.

2. Try to get an idea of the bias/political leaning of the site from the site.

3. Lateral Reading: Read what Wikipedia or Google has to say about this site. Look the news source in the media bias chart. Use what you find to decide how trustworthy the site is.

News article #1

America’s Long Fight for Federal Marijuana Legalization

https://www.thebulwark.com/marijuana-legalization/

News article #2

Outside the White House, Protestors Urge Biden To Release Nonviolent Marijuana Offenders

https://reason.com/2022/10/25/outside-the-white-house-protestors-urge-biden-to-release-nonviolent-marijuana-offenders/

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