The rhetorical structure of a cable news story

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More rhetorical analysis-by-synthesis here.


  1. John said,

    March 10, 2010 @ 8:50 pm

    Topical! The rhetorical structure of an Academy Award-winning movie's trailer was just posted a couple days ago:

  2. Alex said,

    March 10, 2010 @ 8:59 pm

    That's great, but it looks like an approximate replication of the much better Charlie Brooker's Newswipe.

  3. Faith said,

    March 11, 2010 @ 1:52 am

    I am fond of The Digested Read, a weekly book review, written in the style of the book under review.

  4. Breaking News: Some BS Happening Somewhere said,

    March 11, 2010 @ 8:34 am

    […] Mark Liberman via Eugene […]

  5. Spell Me Jeff said,

    March 11, 2010 @ 12:20 pm

    A single straight underline is the manuscript mark for italic type, which in turn . . .

  6. Now that the Oscars are over… | And Still I Persist said,

    March 11, 2010 @ 12:34 pm

    […] can start looking at potential candidates for next year.  Hat tip to John in the comments to this post over at Language Log.  ..bruce w.. Share and […]

  7. Lane said,

    March 11, 2010 @ 12:40 pm

    This seems to be a trend; Andrew Sullivan posted the parodied-BBC version of this not long ago…

    If only there was more of this:

  8. The Rhetoric of Cable TV News | Rhetorica said,

    March 11, 2010 @ 9:35 pm

    […] Mark Lieberman at Language Log beat me to this one (drat!). Here, from The Onion, is some bullshit happening somewhere: […]

  9. Evan Harper said,

    March 13, 2010 @ 3:38 pm

    Also see 'Charlie Brooker's Newswipe' on 'How to Report the News:'

  10. Sili said,

    March 14, 2010 @ 2:33 pm

    Thanks for reminding me why I get all my news from teh blahgs. (Though it did make my votes in the last election and referendum fairly blind.)

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