PHI 210 Webtext 5.4 - PHI 210 Critical Thinking WebText 5.4 Practice Experts MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTION What mistake did NPR make when reporting the

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PHI 210 Critical Thinking “WebText” 5.4 “ Practice: Experts MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTION What mistake did NPR make when reporting the Giffords story? ° They reported that Giffords had been shot, but only the people around her had actually been shot. ° They reported that the shooting had taken place in a shopping center, but it actually took place at a football stadium. ° They reported that the gunman had come up to Giffords’s desk and started shooting people, but he actually used a sniper rifle from a distance. ° *Correct They reported that Giffords had been killed, but she was actually still alive and in the hospital. Correct. NPR mistakenly reported that Giffords had been killed, but she was actually still alive and in the hospital.
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SHORT ANSWER QUESTION For what two reasons was this mistake especially serious? Answer: This mistake was especially serious because incorrectly reporting a death is likely to cause untold grief and pain for those involved, and NPR’s
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