TYPICAL MEDIA WRITING SKILL
Below are three error entries gleaned from weekend news shows and newspapers.
What are the errors?
“But human kinetics is more economical and the university already has plans to grow space for the program.”
Monica Wolfson, “Fewer enrol at U of W”, The Windsor Star, Saturday, September 15, 2007.
“Between them, GM, Ford and Chrysler estimate their future health care liabilities are about $114 billion, with GM facing most of the liabilities.”
Chris Vander Doelen, GM talks go to the wire”, The Windsor Star, Saturday, September 15, 2007.
“A group of homeless people in Edmonton are on the move.”
CBC Newsworld, Saturday, September 15, 2007.
WORD OF THE DAY
Today’s word is “genteel”.
The world could use a bit more “genteelness”.
Define the word in a manner which clearly expresses its meaning.