Answered By: Rachel Willard Last Updated: Jun 30, 2016 Views: 1311
Bias is defined as the loss of objectivity in one's writing. Bias can occur when a writer omits strong evidence or uses disrespectful language, generalizations, overly dramatic word choices, or personal opinions in his or her writing.
- View a thorough discussion of bias on the Writing Center's website.
- Check out this blog post on banishing bias from your writing.
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