First Name:Gary Liu Period:3 School: Wootton High School

Definition #1:
It involves only presenting information that is positive to an idea or proposal and omitting information contrary to it. Card stacking is used in almost all forms of propaganda, and is extremely effective in convincing the public. Although the majority of information presented by the card stacking approach is true, it is dangerous because it omits important information. The best way to deal with card stacking is to get more information.

Source:
http://library.thinkquest.org/C0111500/proptech.htm

Definition #2:
In 'card-stacking', deliberate action is taken to bias an argument, with opposing evidence being buried or discredited, whilst the case for one's own position is exaggerated at every opportunity. Thus the testimonial of supporters is used, but not that of opponents.

Source:
http://changingminds.org/techniques/propaganda/card_stacking.htm

Definition in your own "student friendly" words: To present only the positives details to an idea and omitting the negatives about the idea.

Link to example #1 (text, advertisement, video, speech, etc):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5z0Ia5jDt4

2-3 sentence explanation of why it is a good example:
This is a good example because the advertisement only shows the benefits of the Mac. It does not show that Mac's are not compatible with many softwares and cannot open .exe extensions that many programs use, thus it is very one sided. It only provides on side of the argumetn
Link to example #2 (text, advertisement, video, speech, etc):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyvOQp78XJI

2-3 sentence explanation of why it is a good example:
This is a good example because the Bing commerical says its a smart decision search engine and that it finds only the information your looking for. However statistics shows that Bing compared with other search engine generally turn up the same information.




First Name: Mike Period: 4 School: Thomas.S.Wootton High School

Definition #1:
Card stackinginvolves only presenting information that is positive to an idea or proposal and omitting information contrary to it.


Source:

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0111500/proptech.htm


Definition #2:

In Card-Stacking, deliberate action is taken to bias an argument, with opposing evidence being buried or discredited, whilst the case for one's own position is exaggerated at every opportunity. Thus the testimonial of supporters is used, but not that of opponents.

Coincidences and serendipity may be artificially created, making deliberate action seem like random occurrence. Things 'just seem to happen' whilst you are 'in town'.


Source:
http://changingminds.org/techniques/propaganda/card_stacking.htm

Definition in your own "student friendly" words:
Card stacking is a method used by a speaker or author where he/she choses to speak of only specific information; usually information that will get the audience to agree with the author's viewpoint. Card - Stacking is widely used in propoganda

Link to example #1 (text, advertisement, video, speech, etc):
2-3 sentence explanation of why it is a good example:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Z9o03Cd8X8&feature=related&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active

~this is a good example because the advertisement choses only glamorous celebrities and athletes to try to convince people to go to California. Also, the ad only mentions fun, exciting, and luxurious aspects of California. The ad doesnt mention all of the earthquakes or how LA is one of the most polluted cities in the world.



Link to example #2 (text, advertisement, video, speech, etc):
2-3 sentence explanation of why it is a good example:

Speed Dating.
~this demonstrates card stacking because each person speaks of mostly the good traits of themselves or fun hobbies. they purposely chose not to share information, such as bad eating habits or family problems, that may make them seem unattractive to their date.

First Name: Adrian Period:5th School: Cesar Chavez

Definition #1: Card-stacking is a method often used in propaganda to persuade someone about something. However in the persuading, there are often details left out that may hinder one point(in writing/reading) or sales of a product(propaganda).

Source:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Card_stacking

Definition #2: a type of reasoning where one side only presents evidence or statements that contribute to their objective without giving giving the negative repercussions
Source:
http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/wwwreading/Fallacies/fallacydefinitions.htm


Definition in your own "student friendly" words: Card-stacking is when evidence is given to only explain one side of an argument and doesn't explain the negative sides which is also known as false advertisement

Link to example #1 (text, advertisement, video, speech, etc):
2-3 sentence explanation of why it is a good example:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiWTcVHdSFo

This video is a good example of card stacking because it explains how the Mac laptop is better than a PC. However it does not explain the problems such as high pricing and the fact that it does almost everything a normal PC does.


Link to example #2 (text, advertisement, video, speech, etc):
2-3 sentence explanation of why it is a good example:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MaUe3bpRRY

This is another good example because they only tell you about how the car was thought of and created. The commercial doesn't tell you about the price or any problems the car could potentially have.