Examples Of Ethos Pathos And Logos In Journalism

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In journalism the following rhetorics are used: ethos, logos, pathos. These rhetorics are used to speak out to the audience. They inform the readers about a situation they want people to know about and persuade them. These rhetorics convince an audience into believing what they say through various responses.
The article, “Man Takes First Steps on the Moon,” by the Times is effective. It is effective because of all the information it gives to the audience. In the article it states, ‘“The moment of touchdown was one of the moments of greatest drama in the history of man.” The purpose was to announce to the audience the greatest moment of time and they did. 12 minutes after it was accomplished almost the entire world knew about it. They accomplished their purpose which makes this text effective. …show more content…

Armstrong and Aldrin were the first people to ever step foot on the moon. They accomplished a dangerous job that people thought was unachievable. In the speech it states, “they will be mourned by their families and friends; they will be mourned by their nation; they will be mourned by the people of the world; they will be mourned by a mother Earth that dared send two of her sons into the unknown.” Not only would their families mourn, the nation would mourn to because of their success in landing on the moon and being able to achieve something that hasn’t been done. This shows that President Nixon had this speech prepared in case the mission had gone wrong. The speech is effective because the audience understands and are able to connect with what the President is

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