A Rhetorical Analysis Of Don T Click On Celebrity Nude Photos

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“Don’t Click on Celebrity Nude Photos. ISIS Videos” is a CNN article by Sally Kohn. The article is mainly about why we shouldn’t entertain celebrity nude photos and ISIS videos, even though the title will tempt us to want to do it. This article is mainly for people who use the internet often. In this article, Kohn uses various techniques to effectively persuade everyone to not click. She uses rhetorical devices such as ethos, pathos, and logos in order to show us why we shouldn’t click on them. She successfully persuaded me not to click on celebrity nude photos and ISIS videos. This is what gives the author Sally Kohn her ethos or in other words her reliability and credibility. Kohn is one of the main dynamic voices in America today, a CNN political analyst and the Daily Beast, furthermore she is a prevalent keynote speaker. Beforehand a Fox News supporter, the motivation for her broadly seen TED Talk. Sally writing has showed up in the Washington Post, New York Times, New York Magazine, More Magazine, RollingStone.com, Elle.com, USA Today, Time, Afar Magazine …show more content…

Kohn uses rarely in her article “Don’t Click on Celebrity Nude Photos, ISIS Videos.” She uses it by saying “According to a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, in 2013, 78% of Americans had heard about the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, 77% of Americans were aware of the debt ceiling fight in Congress, and 79% of Americans had heard about the alleged use of chemical weapons by Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. But fully 94% of Americans were aware that ISIS killed James Foley.” (Kohn 180) This made me actually realize how powerful social media is. Social media always put out the bad and not the good but also they put out what people care about. People mainly care about the bad things happening in the world but don’t really focus on the good. This actually shows what Americans really care about and it’s really sad. This is the only time she uses logos but her pathos makes up for

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