Critical Linking: April 26th, 2013

 

Female authors still have a long way to go before they achieve parity with their male counterparts.

Let’s try a re-write here, shall we?: “Men have a long way to go before they aren’t phallocentric readers.”

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The company is remaking itself in the face of the struggles in both print and online advertising.

“remaking itself in the face”? Let’s do another re-write: Advertising struggles have forced The New York Times to remake itself.

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If the promotion is indeed aimed at fostering reading, why not put just as much effort and energy into making readers aware that their smart phones are also capable as an e-reading device?

I hate rhetorical questions. One more time: “To promote reading, we should make sure readers know that they can read books on their phones.”

 

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