Reasoning in the News
Please respond to EACH of the following discussion topics and submit them to the discussion forum as a single post. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length.Then, make at least two thoughtful responses to your fellow students’ posts. If you haven’t recently, please review the Rules of Discussion.
Read this article on detecting bias in news media. http://fair.org/take-action-now/media-activism-kit/how-to-detect-bias-in-news-media/
Find a newspaper editorial/article from the current year that uses poor reasoning.
Describe and identify the type of poor reasoning used.
Provide examples to support your discussion and provide the URL (link) so others may read your article.
(Note – although the readings use a series of examples from homeschooling in Akron – your readings should be a unique response to this).