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1.the premises of an argument are the assertions and the evidence that the author offers in support of the conclusion. true or false. i think is true but an not sure.
2.The factors that influence newsworthiness are based on the needs of the general public. true or false. i think is true but am not sure.pls help.

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    The premise doesn't include the support.

    Number 2 should be true, but in the real world it is not. Newspapers print what the publishers think will sell the most papers.

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    does it mean no 1 is false and no 2 is false.

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    I agree. Both are false.

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    thank you so much Ms sue.

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