News and Articles

Make Sense News Australia: 11 December-17 December 2020

How We Choose We’ve selected the top most engaging news articles on Twitter from Australian news media. The selection criteria are based on logical fallacies statistics found in the retweets and comments. Critical Concentration “‘I’m in the mood to lose my job’: CCTV shows police officer grabbing Aboriginal teen, threatening others in NT watch house…” The response contains approximately 45% of comments that look a lot like fallacious reasoning of any type our detector can recognise.

Appeal to Tradition - Definition and Examples

Definition argumentum ad antiquitatem - Appeal to Tradition - Believing something is right just because it’s been done around for a really long time. other names Appeal to Antiquity Appeal to Common Practice An appeal to tradition essentially makes two assumptions that are not necessarily true: The old way of thinking was proven correct when introduced, i.e. since the old way of thinking was prevalent, it was necessarily correct.

Make Sense News Australia: 5 December-11 December 2020

How We Choose We’ve selected the top most engaging news articles on Twitter from Australian news media. The selection criteria are based on logical fallacies statistics found in the retweets and comments. Critical Concentration “Labor’s Kristina Keneally says the rise of right-wing extremism needs to be examined through a parliamentary inquiry to evaluate Australia’s readiness to confronting the challenge…” The response contains approximately 35% of comments that look a lot like fallacious reasoning of any type our detector can recognise.

Make Sense News Australia: 27 November-3 December 2020

How We Choose We’ve selected the top most engaging news articles on Twitter from Australian news media. The selection criteria are based on logical fallacies statistics found in the retweets and comments. Critical Concentration “One rule for SAS, another for Dan Andrews - If we want the truth from our military about how people were killed in Afghanistan, we must also demand it from our political leaders about why people died in Victoria…”

Make Sense News Australia: 20 November-26 November 2020

How We Choose We’ve selected the top most engaging news articles on Twitter from Australian news media. The selection criteria are based on logical fallacies statistics found in the retweets and comments. Critical Concentration “Far-right militants in Europe and the US are increasingly forming global links and using the coronavirus pandemic to attract anti-vaccine activists and conspiracy theorists to their cause…” The response contains approximately 40% of comments that look a lot like fallacious reasoning of any type our detector can recognise.