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.”


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.


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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