RE: author / audience responsibility

Subject: RE: author / audience responsibility
From: Kat Kuvinka <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:12:54 -0400


And then there are those clear and simple, active voice, yet deliberately misleading statements like "I did not click Continue with that woman..."

>
> > Assuming that Mourdock was speaking from a text, his faux pas exemplifies how important it is to hire good writers. A clear and simple statement--such as "Every baby is a gift from God"--would have been a hard to mistake, twist, or misunderstand.
>
> Maybe a qualifier could have helped. Sometimes, a qualifier can be
> implied, like "button," and other times a qualifier should be stated.
> But there was little to mistake in, "I think even when life begins in
> that horrible situation of rape, that’s something God intended to
> happen." Two interpretations of the "intention" are rape or the
> conception from rape.
>
>
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References:
I love this group: From: Cardimon, Craig
author / audience responsibility: From: sphilip
Re: author / audience responsibility: From: Ken Stitzel
RE: author / audience responsibility: From: Porrello, Leonard
Re: author / audience responsibility: From: Lauren

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