Scandals are useful because they focus our attention on problems in ways that no speaker or reformer ever could.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling reasons and/or examples that could be used to challenge your position.
Scandals, often turn out either as a headline on a daily newspaper or on Page 3 of a magzine, gives a minute medium of unusual gossip and entertainment in our lives. They are even more attention grabbing than a speaker or a reformer's opinion and often takes most of our focus out of our lives. This, in turn could teach us a lesson but at a certain cost.
Scandals can give us an insight about a person or a group's opinion, but the way in which these scoops are attained are mischevious and inhumane. A person is usually decieved in a situation in which they feel most comfortable, and they tend to give out some information that they are not to. Although, a scandal might give us an useful information, but the cost of attaining that information is too high, sometimes as high as losing ourselves in the process. This is a negative side of journalism, which if kept unchecked causes a lot of misinformation spread throughout the society.
Also, scandals are usually targetted at particular people, mainly celebrities. Many jornalists, who are either new in the field or are not as famous as their counterparts tend to do whatever it takes to get that scandal as fast as they can. Naturally, they would make a name if they could target a person with a reputation, mainly celebrities. As stated above, these journalists tend to adopt mischevious methods in order to get some sort of scoop out of celebrities which might include stalking, bribing people close to the celebrity, being too persistent and many more. This is unethical, no matter how you look at it.
And finally, even when there is no scandal in sight, a scandal is made out of thin air just to turn some heads i.e. a make-believe scandal. It's nothing new, and the main idea behind this is the miscommunication between the parties who are involved in the scandal. The journalists spread this misinformation in order to get some new information out of the parties involved, that they might give in under pressure. But this tactic has it's pifalls as well. The main demerit is the bad press that the person has to deal with during the time of scandal. This caused false information spread throughout the society, causing the formation of negative image in the mind of other people.
As stated, scandals tend to catch focus of people like coal catching fire, but this fire tends to get out of control if burned outside, rather than in a furnace. So, there should be a controlled measure taken on all scandals as they might be just a misinformation, ready to be lit and could cause a misfire in the process.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 225, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'reformers'' or 'reformer's'?
Suggestion: reformers'; reformer's
... attention grabbing than a speaker or a reformers opinion and often takes most of our foc...
Line 5, column 53, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'groups'' or 'group's'?
Suggestion: groups'; group's
... give us an insight about a person or a groups opinion, but the way in which these sco...
Line 5, column 326, Rule ID: EN_A_VS_AN
Message: Use 'a' instead of 'an' if the following word doesn't start with a vowel sound, e.g. 'a sentence', 'a university'
...t to. Although, a scandal might give us an useful information, but the cost of att...
Line 5, column 504, Rule ID: IF_IS
Message: Did you mean 'is'?
...is a negative side of journalism, which if kept unchecked causes a lot of misinfor...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, if, look, so, well, as to, sort of
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 20.0 19.5258426966 102% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 11.0 12.4196629213 89% => OK
Conjunction : 17.0 14.8657303371 114% => OK
Relative clauses : 12.0 11.3162921348 106% => OK
Pronoun: 37.0 33.0505617978 112% => OK
Preposition: 64.0 58.6224719101 109% => OK
Nominalization: 14.0 12.9106741573 108% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2131.0 2235.4752809 95% => OK
No of words: 454.0 442.535393258 103% => OK
Chars per words: 4.69383259912 5.05705443957 93% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.61598047577 4.55969084622 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.78229058708 2.79657885939 99% => OK
Unique words: 226.0 215.323595506 105% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.497797356828 0.4932671777 101% => OK
syllable_count: 663.3 704.065955056 94% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 8.0 6.24550561798 128% => OK
Article: 6.0 4.99550561798 120% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.10617977528 64% => OK
Conjunction: 7.0 1.77640449438 394% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 1.0 4.38483146067 23% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 20.0 20.2370786517 99% => OK
Sentence length: 22.0 23.0359550562 96% => OK
Sentence length SD: 44.7252445494 60.3974514979 74% => OK
Chars per sentence: 106.55 118.986275619 90% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.7 23.4991977007 97% => OK
Discourse Markers: 2.7 5.21951772744 52% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 4.0 7.80617977528 51% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 4.0 10.2758426966 39% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 14.0 5.13820224719 272% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.83258426966 41% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.192715992061 0.243740707755 79% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0575907948024 0.0831039109588 69% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0419401854191 0.0758088955206 55% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.108159256236 0.150359130593 72% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0234992577981 0.0667264976115 35% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.
automated_readability_index: 12.0 14.1392134831 85% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 57.61 48.8420337079 118% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.7 12.1743820225 88% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.22 12.1639044944 84% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.89 8.38706741573 94% => OK
difficult_words: 91.0 100.480337079 91% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 9.0 11.8971910112 76% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 11.2143820225 96% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.7820224719 93% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.