critical reading

pls help me with this question.
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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  1. 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.

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

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  3. I agree. Both are false.

  4. thank you so much Ms sue.

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