Using Theories to Assess & Improve Messaging: John Oliver and the New York Yankees Analyzing communication messages through late-night shows varies. Mixing humor with specific news stories provides an interesting message, depending on the audience. Last Week Tonight With John Oliver uses specific news segments and analyzes it through the use of extensive research and humor. This includes his segment on the New York Yankees, where he makes it very clear which position he is taking on the issue
In the episode “Scientific Studies” on the tv show “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”, he employs a plethora of rhetorical strategies to depict his point that not all “science” is necessarily science as most might assume; and how we as a people have become blinded and misled because these scientists are contradicting each other's’ findings. He does so by using humor, making comments that some people might be able to relate to, and by presenting basic logic and common knowledge. He utilizes Pathos
Authorial/Historical Background and Point-of-View Fittingly born on Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, James L. Swanson has always had a fascination of our 16th president’s life. At only ten years old, Swanson’s grandmother gave him a very peculiar gift for a child: “a framed engraving of Booth’s Deringer pistol, along with an April 15, 1865 Chicago Tribune clipping.” The newspaper story he received relived the terrible day of Lincoln’s death, but as Swanson read, he realized the ending of the story was
John Haberstroh HIST 211 Winter 2017 Dr. Salzman Aelius Aristides on the Athenian and Roman Empires: Μόνος and Φιλανθρωπία in the Panathenaicus and Roman Oration Introduction By the first century BC, the Rome had become a Pan-Mediterranean Empire. Its imperial apparatus spanned from Britain to Egypt and included a diverse body of peoples. The Romans inherited in their eastern provinces a world with a long tradition of cities and urbanism.1 Cities were a major factor in how the Roman Empire
Racism is not just restricted to slavery and blacks, racism can be applied to anyone, and in 19th century England this was a huge problem. The 19th century was a trying time for those who were concerned with the abolition of slavery, those who were opposed to it were greatly concerned about losing their wealth or just concerned with the principle of a lower race being free. However those who were opposed to slavery were sick of seeing other humans being treated so poorly and saw it as inhuman.
creating better futures http://www.uow.edu.au/commerce School of Accounting and Finance ACCY305: Financial Accounting III Subject Outline 6 credit points Subject Information Autumn, 2013 Wollongong On Campus Lecture Information: Wednesdays, 10:30 - 12:30, 67-104 Wednesdays (Repeat Lecture), 17:30 - 19:30, 20.4 Pre-requisites: ACCY201 Co-requisites: Nil Restrictions: None Contact Hours: 2 hours lecture and 2 hours tutorial Online Subject Material: http://www.uow.edu.au/student/index.html
Rational Appeasement Daniel Treisman Abstract Since Munich, appeasement—a policy of making unilateral concessions in the hope of avoiding conﬂict—has been considered a disastrous strategy+ Conceding to one adversary is thought to undermine the conceder’s reputation for resolve, provoking additional challenges+ Kreps, Wilson, Milgrom, and Roberts formalized this logic in their 1982 solutions to the “chain-store paradox+” I show with a series of models that if a state faces multiple challenges
That realization warrants rethinking the origins and contours of British imperial rule and the structure of the Atlantic world. Adam Smith’s powerful and stadial view of European commercial development stimulated the thinking of classical economists. John Ramsay McCulloch, James Mill, David Ricardo, Nassau Senior, and a host of others castigated the evils of the mercantile system. But it was in the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that scholars in history, imperial history,