Assignment: "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 answer 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 persuaded you. Explain why or why not.
• Determine the primary ways in which statistics or authority are used in your current position in developing persuasive arguments and provide examples here.
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.