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# The recent proliferation of newspaper articles in major

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The recent proliferation of newspaper articles in major publications that have been exposed as fabrications serves to bolster the contention that publishers are more interested in selling copy than in printing the truth. Even minor publications have staffs to check such obvious fraud.

The above argument assumes that

A. newspaper stories of dubious authenticity are a new phenomenon
B. minor publications do a better job of fact-checking than do major publications
C. everything a newspaper prints must be factually verifiable
D. only recently have newspapers admitted to publishing erroneous stories
E. publishers are ultimately responsible for what is printed in their newspapers
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31 Dec 2004, 12:33
my choice is E. everything else seem to be too much to assumed. a and d are almost the same.
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02 Jan 2005, 11:39
OA is E
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03 Jan 2005, 10:59
thanks. nice question. do you have more?
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03 Jan 2005, 11:43
patrickpui wrote:
thanks. nice question. do you have more?

I'm getting these questions from an LSAT book. If you want, I could give you the info for the book.
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03 Jan 2005, 23:54
agree with E. this quesiton is also in kaplan
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04 Jan 2005, 07:47
can somebody explain why is it E and not C.
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06 Jan 2005, 11:44
vprabhala wrote:
can somebody explain why is it E and not C.

For the statement and passage to be ture, we don't need to assume that everything in the paper must be true. In fact, this would be too much to assume.
06 Jan 2005, 11:44
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