The following is a memorandum from the business manager of a television station."Over the past year, our late-night news program has devoted increased time to national news and less time to weather and local news. During this period, most of the complaint

Essay topics: The following is a memorandum from the business manager of a television station.

"Over the past year, our late-night news program has devoted increased time to national news and less time to weather and local news. During this period, most of the complaints received from viewers were concerned with our station's coverage of weather and local news. In addition, local businesses that used to advertise during our late-night news program have canceled their advertising contracts with us. Therefore, in order to attract more viewers to our news programs and to avoid losing any further advertising revenues, we should expand our coverage of weather and local news on all our news programs."

Write a response in which you examine the stated and/or unstated assumptions of the argument. Be sure to explain how the argument depends on these assumptions and what the implications are for the argument if the assumptions prove unwarranted.

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In this prompt, the author has assumed that to increase the number of advertising revenues, the coverage of weather and local news should be increased. this arguement is full of holes and bullets as the direct link between revenues and weather news has not described properly. To improve the assumtion proper suggestion will be given to strengthen it.

First of all, the author has given has provided information that in the late-night show there is incrrease in the time for national news and time span for weather and local news has been decreased due to which many complaints has been recorded. Now, the flaw in this arguement does not describe about the type of complaint. It may be possible that the complaints registered with local news and weather news are registered against the content or information provided is not proper. so to avoid this anamolies, proper information regarding subject of complaints should be provided.

Additionally, second flaw in the premises is mentioned as advertising contracts has been reduced by local businesses. In contrast, the author does not explain the specific reasons that causes decrease in number of advertising contracts. To overcome this flaw, the proper research should be done by the tv company to rectify the all possible factors that affect the number of local business contracts.

However, in support of author there are may be chances that reduction in business contracts are due to late-night shows timings. this shows are broadcasted so late that major number of targetted audience are not interested in watching this shows.

In conclusion, the following premise is not properly reasoned. there are many flaws in the assunmptions made by the author. In need of improvement, the flaws are highlighted and the suggestions are mentioned to improve them. so author should do more research in the field of improvement of flaws.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 153, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
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Suggestion: This
...her and local news should be increased. this arguement is full of holes and bullets ...
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Suggestion: So
... or information provided is not proper. so to avoid this anamolies, proper informa...
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...ts are due to late-night shows timings. this shows are broadcasted so late that majo...
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...owing premise is not properly reasoned. there are many flaws in the assunmptions made...
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Suggestion: So
...gestions are mentioned to improve them. so author should do more research in the f...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
first, however, if, may, regarding, second, so, then, in conclusion, in contrast, first of all

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 22.0 19.6327345309 112% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 8.0 12.9520958084 62% => OK
Conjunction : 8.0 11.1786427146 72% => OK
Relative clauses : 8.0 13.6137724551 59% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 17.0 28.8173652695 59% => OK
Preposition: 44.0 55.5748502994 79% => OK
Nominalization: 11.0 16.3942115768 67% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1581.0 2260.96107784 70% => OK
No of words: 306.0 441.139720559 69% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.16666666667 5.12650576532 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.18244613648 4.56307096286 92% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.81191822506 2.78398813304 101% => OK
Unique words: 144.0 204.123752495 71% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.470588235294 0.468620217663 100% => OK
syllable_count: 476.1 705.55239521 67% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59920159681 100% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 3.0 4.96107784431 60% => OK
Article: 8.0 8.76447105788 91% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 2.70958083832 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 1.67365269461 0% => OK
Preposition: 7.0 4.22255489022 166% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 16.0 19.7664670659 81% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 19.0 22.8473053892 83% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 45.7543969882 57.8364921388 79% => OK
Chars per sentence: 98.8125 119.503703932 83% => OK
Words per sentence: 19.125 23.324526521 82% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.875 5.70786347227 103% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 5.0 5.25449101796 95% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 7.0 8.20758483034 85% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 6.88822355289 73% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.67664670659 86% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.216205563923 0.218282227539 99% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0651505175273 0.0743258471296 88% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0748172978636 0.0701772020484 107% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.112788265468 0.128457276422 88% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0810377816041 0.0628817314937 129% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.5 14.3799401198 87% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 52.19 48.3550499002 108% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.1628742515 43% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.7 12.197005988 88% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.71 12.5979740519 101% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.09 8.32208582834 97% => OK
difficult_words: 68.0 98.500998004 69% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 13.0 12.3882235529 105% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.6 11.1389221557 86% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 11.9071856287 109% => OK
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Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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Sentence: In this prompt, the author has assumed that to increase the number of advertising revenues, the coverage of weather and local news should be increased. this arguement is full of holes and bullets as the direct link between revenues and weather news has not described properly.
Error: news Suggestion: No alternate word
Error: arguement Suggestion: argument

Sentence: To improve the assumtion proper suggestion will be given to strengthen it.
Error: assumtion Suggestion: assumption

Sentence: First of all, the author has given has provided information that in the late-night show there is incrrease in the time for national news and time span for weather and local news has been decreased due to which many complaints has been recorded.
Error: news Suggestion: No alternate word
Error: late-night Suggestion: late night
Error: incrrease Suggestion: increase

Sentence: Now, the flaw in this arguement does not describe about the type of complaint.
Error: arguement Suggestion: argument

Sentence: It may be possible that the complaints registered with local news and weather news are registered against the content or information provided is not proper. so to avoid this anamolies, proper information regarding subject of complaints should be provided.
Error: may Suggestion: No alternate word
Error: anamolies Suggestion: analogies
Error: news Suggestion: No alternate word

Sentence: To overcome this flaw, the proper research should be done by the tv company to rectify the all possible factors that affect the number of local business contracts.
Error: tv Suggestion: me

Sentence: However, in support of author there are may be chances that reduction in business contracts are due to late-night shows timings. this shows are broadcasted so late that major number of targetted audience are not interested in watching this shows.
Error: may Suggestion: No alternate word
Error: late-night Suggestion: late night
Error: targetted Suggestion: targeted

Sentence: In conclusion, the following premise is not properly reasoned. there are many flaws in the assunmptions made by the author.
Error: assunmptions Suggestion: assumptions

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Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 3.5 out of 6
Category: Satisfactory Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 10 2
No. of Sentences: 11 15
No. of Words: 306 350
No. of Characters: 1544 1500
No. of Different Words: 135 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.182 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.046 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.729 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 116 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 93 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 70 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 44 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 27.818 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 11.877 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.636 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.376 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.676 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.07 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5

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