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Q: .) Identify two distinct fallacies you see committed in the media.
A: A listener contacted 2GB radio station and stated particular footballers from the parramatta football club had become very drunk. [ Footage and staff at the hotel in question proved the facts were very different yet by the time the proof was made the story had spread through the media. This played on the fallacy that footballers are drunken brawlers. When the Chicago Tribune newspaper headline
stated that Dewey had won the presidential election and it was printed before the real winner, Truman. ]
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User: Identify two distinct fallacies you see committed in the media. Do you think it is more likely that you will not be fooled by these fallacies having studied logic?

User: .) Identify two distinct fallacies you see committed in the media.

Weegy: A listener contacted 2GB radio station and stated particular footballers from the parramatta football club had become very drunk. [ Footage and staff at the hotel in question proved the facts were very different yet by the time the proof was made the story had spread through the media. This played on the fallacy that footballers are drunken brawlers. When the Chicago Tribune newspaper headline stated that Dewey had won the presidential election and it was printed before the real winner, Truman. ]
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