Examples of Fallacies, Fake News, Poor Reasoning, and Common Argument Structures

This page is a resource for instructors providing examples to build custom assignments and lectures. I am constantly updating each page as I come across examples. If you find some good ones on your own, please send them my way and I’ll add them to the relevant page.

1. Common Argument Structures

2. Fake, Overly Speculative, and Misleading News

3. Fallacies

4. Logic Problems and Formal Fallacies

5. Slanting by Omission/Misleading Comparisons and Statistics

6. Rhetorical Devices and Language Problem

7. Science Denialism, Pseudoscience, and Conspiracism

8. Issues and Errors in Polling