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bias
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
a personal preference — especially a prejudice that prevents objective consideration

or:

any tendency to move in a particular direction — such as a car that tends to want to swerve toward the right
  • Newspapers and history books were, of course, always coloured and biased, but falsification of the kind that is practised today would have been impossible.
    p. 198.1
biased = tried to convince rather than just reporting facts
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