PHI210 Strayer Identifying Misleading Information Argument

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"Identifying Misleading Information in an Argument"

Find an online article (news, magazine, journal, etc.) on any subject that interests you that uses statistics to make its conclusion. Share a link in this thread.

Now answser these questions about that article:

  • What is the premise and conclusion of the argument based on statistics?
  • Determine whether or not the argument uses any deceptive statistics.
  • Give your opinion on whether or not the argument has presuaded you. Explain why or not.
  • Determine the primary ways in which statistics or authority are used in your current position in developing persuasive arguments and provide examples here.

NOTE: All students are required to post a minimum of two (2) posts per online discussion thread. Students must have one (1) original post and a minimum of one (1) other post per discussion thread.

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Kishnewt2017
School: Rice University

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Identifying Misleading Information
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IDENTIFYING MISLEADING INFORMATION
Identifying Misleading Information
Introduction
Misleading information is an argument is often aimed at gaining the acceptance of the
reader to support the side of the argument that the writer is presenting. This can include the use
of statistics in a strategic manner. In the article, "new stats on drug, alcohol and tobacco use by
teens,” there is some use of this strategy to create some misleading information. To better
understand, we shall identify the misleading information in the article “new stats on drug,
alcohol and tobacco use by teens.”
Discussion
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/drug-alcohol-and-tobacco-use-by-teens/
The conclusion of the argument is based on the fact that underage drug, alcohol, and
tobacco abuse has been o...

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