advertising
journalism
logic
propaganda
misc
100

a particular sector of a population

what is a demographic?

100

the reporter who fabricated several dozen stories during his time at The New Republic

who is Stephen Glass?

100

appeal to trust/confidence

what is ethos?

100

the type of propaganda in which debatable ideas are stated as facts, with little explanation or justification

what is assertion?

100

the acronym an anonymous student asked Ms. Hultman how to spell once

what is ADHD?
200

a short and striking or memorable phrase used in advertising

what is a slogan?

200

the paragraph of a news article that summarizes the main point

what is the lede?

200

the fallacy in which an argument is rejected on the basis of personal characteristics, background, physical appearance, or other features irrelevant to the argument at issue. 

what is ad hominem?

200

“the sin of omission”--the trivialization or exclusion of conflicting viewpoints.

what is card stacking?

200

the format a high school English paper should be cited in

what is MLA?

300

the text of an advertisement

what is copy?

300

a news story written more creatively, that focuses on less urgent or breaking subjects

what is soft news?

300

the fallacy in which a chain of future events is assumed, without any real evidence to suggest they will happen

what is slippery slope?
300

propaganda that uses vague, positive words that are not explained.

what is glittering generalities?

300

the font style and size a properly formatted paper will have

what is size 12 Times New Roman?

400

sold to companies by social media sites

what is consumer data?

400

the line that states the author's name and credentials

what is a byline?

400

the fallacy in which someone attacks a position their opponent doesn't really hold

what is strawman?
400

propaganda that assigns a single cause for a multifaceted issue

what is pinpointing the enemy?

400

Ms. Hultman's favorite season

what is winter?

500

three elements of a decent ad campaign

what are the right medium, a convincing demonstration of a products value, a unified aesthetic, design, and clear copy?

500

the two main formats news media is published in

what are broadcast and print journalism?

500

six logical fallacies we learned in class

what are ad hominem, strawman, appeal to ignorance, false dilemma, slippery slope, hasty generalization, false dilemma, circular argument, red herring, causal fallacy, appeal to authority, appeal to emotion, bandwagon

500

the four criteria that make something propaganda

what are persuasive function, widespread message, representation of a specific group's agenda, and faulty logic or excessive emotional appeal?

500

the number of markers/highlighters/writing utensils left on my floor after third hour on Tuesday

what is 16?

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