Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 26 May 2017, 14:47

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Are you still reading the other newspaper in town? Did you

Author Message
Manager
Joined: 21 Jul 2006
Posts: 66
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 38 [0], given: 0

Are you still reading the other newspaper in town? Did you [#permalink]

### Show Tags

15 Feb 2009, 21:08
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Are you still reading the other newspaper in town? Did you know that the Daily Bugle is owned by an out-of-town business syndicate that couldn’t care less about the people of Gotham City? Read the Daily Clarion, the only real voice of the people of Gotham City!
Which of the following most directly refutes the argument raised in the advertisement above?
(A) Over half of the advertising revenues of the Daily Clarion come from firms whose headquarters are located outside of Gotham City.
(B) The Daily Clarion usually devotes more of its pages to out-of-town news than does the Daily Bugle.
(C) Nearly 40 percent of the readers of the Daily Clarion reside outside the limits of Gotham City.
(D) The editor-in-chief and all the other members of the editorial staff of the Daily Bugle have lived and worked in Gotham City for ten years or more.
(E) The Daily Bugle has been published in Gotham City for a longer time than has the Daily Clarion.
Director
Joined: 12 Oct 2008
Posts: 547
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 483 [0], given: 2

### Show Tags

15 Feb 2009, 21:28
Between B and C....IMO B....

Are you still reading the other newspaper in town? Did you know that the Daily Bugle is owned by an out-of-town business syndicate that couldn’t care less about the people of Gotham City? Read the Daily Clarion, the only real voice of the people of Gotham City!
Which of the following most directly refutes the argument raised in the advertisement above?
(A) Over half of the advertising revenues of the Daily Clarion come from firms whose headquarters are located outside of Gotham City. - out of scope
(B) The Daily Clarion usually devotes more of its pages to out-of-town news than does the Daily Bugle. - let's consider there are 10 pages in both the papers and DC devotes 2 pages and DB devotes only 1 page for out-of-town news, however what if DC devotes 8 pages for GC and DB devotes only 9 pages for GC, hold on
(C) Nearly 40 percent of the readers of the Daily Clarion reside outside the limits of Gotham City. - what about remaining 60% people, they stay in GC, so DC holds here, out
(D) The editor-in-chief and all the other members of the editorial staff of the Daily Bugle have lived and worked in Gotham City for ten years or more. - out of scope
(E) The Daily Bugle has been published in Gotham City for a longer time than has the Daily Clarion. - out of scope

IMO B
Manager
Joined: 10 Jan 2009
Posts: 104
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 39 [0], given: 2

### Show Tags

15 Feb 2009, 23:50
B / D .... D better i think
Senior Manager
Joined: 01 Feb 2005
Posts: 271
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 100 [0], given: 1

### Show Tags

16 Feb 2009, 04:12
Are you still reading the other newspaper in town? Did you know that the Daily Bugle is owned by an out-of-town business syndicate that couldn’t care less about the people of Gotham City? Read the Daily Clarion, the only real voice of the people of Gotham City!
Which of the following most directly refutes the argument raised in the advertisement above?
(A) Over half of the advertising revenues of the Daily Clarion come from firms whose headquarters are located outside of Gotham City. - Who Cares?? Irrelevant
(B) The Daily Clarion usually devotes more of its pages to out-of-town news than does the Daily Bugle. - The context is about the owners of DB not caring about the people of GC. It is not about news coverage of one city over the other. - Out of Scope.
(C) Nearly 40 percent of the readers of the Daily Clarion reside outside the limits of Gotham City. - Out of Scope
(D) The editor-in-chief and all the other members of the editorial staff of the Daily Bugle have lived and worked in Gotham City for ten years or more. - The context is that the owners don't care about the people of Gotham City. But if they live in Gotham City for more than a decade, this argument refutes the advertisement. --> CORRECT ANSWER
(E) The Daily Bugle has been published in Gotham City for a longer time than has the Daily Clarion. - Irrelevant

VP
Joined: 18 May 2008
Posts: 1265
Followers: 17

Kudos [?]: 447 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

16 Feb 2009, 04:33
D is definitely the best choice. The argument basically questions owner's affiliation with the city by calling him an outsider. But D says that the owner of newspper has lived in the city for more than 10 years,which means he cares for the city
chalven wrote:
Are you still reading the other newspaper in town? Did you know that the Daily Bugle is owned by an out-of-town business syndicate that couldn’t care less about the people of Gotham City? Read the Daily Clarion, the only real voice of the people of Gotham City!
Which of the following most directly refutes the argument raised in the advertisement above?
(A) Over half of the advertising revenues of the Daily Clarion come from firms whose headquarters are located outside of Gotham City.
(B) The Daily Clarion usually devotes more of its pages to out-of-town news than does the Daily Bugle.
(C) Nearly 40 percent of the readers of the Daily Clarion reside outside the limits of Gotham City.
(D) The editor-in-chief and all the other members of the editorial staff of the Daily Bugle have lived and worked in Gotham City for ten years or more.
(E) The Daily Bugle has been published in Gotham City for a longer time than has the Daily Clarion.
Manager
Joined: 21 Jul 2006
Posts: 66
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 38 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

16 Feb 2009, 08:54
The OA is "D." Good explanation axl_oz.
Senior Manager
Joined: 26 May 2008
Posts: 431
Schools: Kellogg Class of 2012
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 73 [0], given: 4

### Show Tags

16 Feb 2009, 08:57
Agree with D

Cheers,
Unplugged
Re: CR Newspaper.   [#permalink] 16 Feb 2009, 08:57
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 A greater number of newspapers are sold in Town S than in 8 29 Dec 2011, 08:32
Are you still reading the other newspaper in town? Did you 12 09 May 2010, 17:32
If you climb mountains, you will not live to a ripe old age. 5 23 Jul 2009, 01:47
3 Are you still reading the other newspaper in town? Did you 2 19 Jun 2008, 11:20
A greater number of newspapers are sold in Town S than in 3 29 Feb 2008, 12:00
Display posts from previous: Sort by