Test: LSAT Logical Reasoning

Scholar: Journalists tend to be low-paid workers struggling to meet deadlines. Their editors tend to care less about the accuracy of the story and more about whether the story will sell. It follows that readers should be skeptical of the accuracy of most newspaper articles they read.

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Each of the following helps strengthen the argument in the passage above EXCEPT:

Articles that are most popular with readers tend to be sensationalist and lack accuracy.

Lower paid professions tend to attract less qualified people who do not have the necessary background to effectively research a complex issue.

Pressure from editors affects the way journalists produce their articles.

Many readers feel like they are not being given the whole story when they read newspaper articles.

Time pressure incentivizes journalists to cut corners and exclude certain facts they could not research in time.

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