Suppressing evidence, Fallacy of incomplete evidence, Fallacy of suppressing evidence, Incomplete evidence

Definition of cherry picking fallacy

Cherry picking refers to picking and choosing only information that serves your purpose to substantiate your argument or position – leaving out contradictory or inconvenient facts.

This explainer will be expanded.

Cherry picking your reality

Picking and choosing facts.

Manipulating graphs

Manipulating graphs is an often used cherry picking technique. We’ll dive deeper into this technoque in the upcoming course Information warfare: Challenging conspiracy theories.