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The following is a memorandum from the business manager of WLSS television station."Over the past year, our late-night news program has devoted increasingly more time to covering national news and less time to covering weather and local news. During the s

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

"Over the past year, our late-night news program has devoted increasingly more time to covering national news and less time to covering weather and local news. During the same time period, most of the complaints we received from viewers were concerned with the station's coverage of weather and local news. In addition, several local businesses that used to run advertisements during our late-night news program have just cancelled 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 the coverage of weather and local news on all our news programs."

Write a response in which you discuss what specific evidence is needed to evaluate the argument and explain how the evidence would weaken or strengthen the argument

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The solutions stated in a memorandum from the bussiness manager of a televion station regarding restoring the time spend for weather andlocal news to its formal level coparing to the time spent for the national news are lacking evidences and have many fails and flawed aspects.

First, it is not stated that the complaints recieved from viewers during the last year were exclusive for the time required for the weather and local news. There are no datails mentioned regarding this issue. Besides the number of audience complaints wasn't specified in the memorandum and thus it might not represent thewhole population. Along with this these viewers might dislike the national news and that why they gave such complaints and thus there is not enough evidence to support the reason to restore the time for local news and weather.

Secondly, it was mentioned that local bussiness stopped the advertisment and it wasn't mentioned why. the reason for canceling the contract might not be realated to the time spend for national news and weather and local news. The cause might be due to financial problems that these bussiness are going through or they suddenly decided to cancel the advertisment due to sufficient results or changing in their products. There shoud be exact and detailed reaseong for the cause of such change and thus the memrandum fail in this conclusion of restoring the time.

The memoraundum failed to give exact reasons for the relation between attracting more viewers to the station program and avoid losing further advertising revenues with the restoring of time devoted to weather and local news. Therefore the evdidence wasn't sufficent to support this claim for many reasons including lack of detailed reasons for viewers complaints regrading wether and local news and also because there weren'e suffienct causes mentioned about the reasons for cancelling of the advertisments by local businesses and there for it's weak and need to be strenghthen and more carifications.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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...dvertisment and it wasnt mentioned why. the reason for canceling the contract might...
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Suggestion: Therefore,
...time devoted to weather and local news. Therefore the evdidence wasnt sufficent to suppor...
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...and local news. Therefore the evdidence wasnt sufficent to support this claim for man...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, besides, first, if, regarding, second, secondly, so, then, therefore, thus

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 11.0 19.6327345309 56% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 5.0 12.9520958084 39% => OK
Conjunction : 21.0 11.1786427146 188% => OK
Relative clauses : 4.0 13.6137724551 29% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 19.0 28.8173652695 66% => OK
Preposition: 36.0 55.5748502994 65% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 16.3942115768 55% => More nominalization wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1674.0 2260.96107784 74% => OK
No of words: 322.0 441.139720559 73% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.19875776398 5.12650576532 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.23607819155 4.56307096286 93% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.59694187356 2.78398813304 93% => OK
Unique words: 152.0 204.123752495 74% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.472049689441 0.468620217663 101% => OK
syllable_count: 504.9 705.55239521 72% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59920159681 100% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 2.0 4.96107784431 40% => OK
Interrogative: 0.0 0.471057884232 0% => OK
Article: 4.0 8.76447105788 46% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 2.70958083832 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 1.67365269461 0% => OK
Preposition: 2.0 4.22255489022 47% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 11.0 19.7664670659 56% => Need more sentences, or put a space between two sentences.
Sentence length: 29.0 22.8473053892 127% => OK
Sentence length SD: 85.4935114255 57.8364921388 148% => OK
Chars per sentence: 152.181818182 119.503703932 127% => OK
Words per sentence: 29.2727272727 23.324526521 126% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.27272727273 5.70786347227 127% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 5.15768463074 78% => More paragraphs wanted.
Language errors: 5.0 5.25449101796 95% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 1.0 8.20758483034 12% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 9.0 6.88822355289 131% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 4.67664670659 21% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.262735182128 0.218282227539 120% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.11920100656 0.0743258471296 160% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.103171153343 0.0701772020484 147% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.193462124888 0.128457276422 151% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0500826134911 0.0628817314937 80% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 17.7 14.3799401198 123% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 42.04 48.3550499002 87% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.1628742515 123% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 14.6 12.197005988 120% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.47 12.5979740519 107% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.85 8.32208582834 106% => OK
difficult_words: 77.0 98.500998004 78% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 13.5 12.3882235529 109% => OK
gunning_fog: 13.6 11.1389221557 122% => OK
text_standard: 14.0 11.9071856287 118% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6 -- The score is based on the average performance of 20,000 argument essays. This e-grader is not smart enough to check on arguments.
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