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CHAPTER 8 READING QUIZ PT 1
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How does Oxford Dictionary define the "post-truth" era
The post-truth era is one where objective facts are less influential to appeals to emotion and personal belief.
Presenting undocumented statistics
Don't accept numbers provided without evidence; try to determine the site's agenda.
Misrepresenting a source of information
Visit the source that a web site borrows from and determine whether the site has faithfully reported what the source says
Quoting out of context
Visit the source used by the website and determine if the attributed words are correct and accurately capture the viewpoint of the speaker or article
Framing through loaded language
Consider how the site might be strategically attempting to skew your perceptions, attitudes, or beliefs.
According to the authors, which of the following is not a specific issue debated in arguments about gluten.
Is celiac disease a real, independent condition?
Which of the following is not a claim made by Varda He in his article "Restaurants Should Be More Aware of Celiac, Gluten-Free Diet Limits"?
Grocery stores are either not expanding their gluten-free products, or they are making those products difficult to find.
Which of the following statements best characterizes Wendy Brenner's "A Prayer for Gluten"
The article uses satire to ridicule those who avoid gluten for no medical reason.
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