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    The author of Starbucks: More Than Just Coffee, Amanda Roadarmel, used many examples of ethos, pathos, and logos throughout her article. She used ethos to portray credibility and to obtain the trust of the audience. She shows her credibility through her knowledge on Starbucks. Pathos was used to connect with the audience through emotion and experience in order to get the audience to feel more passionately about the subject. The author connected with the audience through her descriptions on Starbucks stores and many relatable instances about the University of Delaware. Logos was used to show the audience that there was evidence to back up her stance, and also to appeal to reason. Through her use of credible sources, such as The New York…

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    Wikipedia Is Credible

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    presenting? Well considering what Wikipedia actually means, it is quite easy. “Derived form a Hawaiian word mean ‘quick,’ the term wiki conveys the swiftness and ease with which users can access information on and contribute content to such a site” with no identification or credentials (“Wiki” qtd. in James). According to Randall Stross, “Wikipedia invites anyone to pitch in, writing an article or editing someone else’s” where “no expertise is required” (“Anonymous Source Is Not the Same as Open…

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    Imperfection is something we all have as human beings. Nearly all humans are quite uncomfortable with this unfortunate truth. Many self-help books address the basic issue of imperfection. One such author focuses on overcoming specific imperfections in ourselves such as shame, fear, and guilt. On a more positive note the book also discusses embracing our true selves and living wholeheartedly. Dr. Brene Brown is the author of the book “The Gifts of Imperfection”. she is a researcher, writer, and…

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    The lack of editorial and gatekeeping rules online are different from the common view of traditional print and broadcast news media, but many young Americans have now grown up with the internet as a central part of their lives. This generational difference results in an interesting gap in much of the current research, as there is little in terms of media research that specifically targets the college-aged demographic. This issue of credibility in the news is closely tied to a number of other…

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    pages do an excellent job presenting its authority, currency and accuracy needed to be considered a credible Web page. When evaluating the authority on a web site is important as it will identify the author, and by doing so it will show the credibility of the information the site offers. To show authority the Mayo Clinic 's Web pages on ADHD provide credibility in various ways, such as offering a list of their staff, which is a group of professionals in their specific fields. The Web page states…

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    Abstract Eyewitness misidentification is one of the leading causes of wrongful conviction. The correlation between confidence and memory, effects of stress on memory, and the accuracy of identification have been proven to be false. Research studies indicate that misinterpretation can occur in one of three stages of the memory process acquisition, retention, and retrieval which are not exempt to that of an eyewitness. This paper will speak on the validity of eyewitness testimonies in the…

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    Therefore, a proper exploration into each of these aspects can allow an insight into one’s experiences in this unit. An essential point to explore is how this unit has developed my knowledge and skills in an online world/ before entering into this unit I did not have a great understanding bout the online world. By saying this numerous content has been covered to develop my knowledge and skills in an online world. This has been done in a variety of ways. Firstly, by understanding Metzger’s…

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    When writing an article to persuade your audience on a specific idea or topic, it is important to be very direct about what it is you are trying to persuade, leave out fallacies, and also have excellent credibility. Based on the two articles about adding a tax on sugary drinks or not, the article “Soda Taxes Fall Flat: Our View” by USA Today Editorial Board, is stronger than the article by Jim Krieger. I will first give you a short overview of each article and then inform you about details of…

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    first-person statements such as, “I worry we are rapidly losing night’s natural darkness before realizing its worth,” and “Even the northern lake where I was lucky to spend my summers has seen its darkness diminish.” These phrases prove to the reader that the author is discussing something he cares about, and as a result, Brogard’s passion for the issue makes the reader extremely receptive to his argument. In addition to his personal credibility, Brogard also references information from…

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    There is no right or wrong decision to buy the shoes, or not, in this decision it is best to remain neutral showing the pros and cons of this decision. In a debate to buy or not a new pair of expensive and designer shoes. Eddie and his mother have a dilemma, Eddie has enough money to buy a pair of expensive, designer, and trendy shoes. Eddie believes that if he puts his money towards the shoes he could buy happiness. Meanwhile Eddie’s mother believes happiness cannot be purchased, but memories…

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