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In the chapters we read, Filak brings up an interesting point about the length of sentences and the effect the length of the sentences has on your writing.  The short sentences can provide the reader with easy access to the  information with little effort spent from the audience.  The longer sentences can bring in more of a flow and connection to the other parts of your story.  Not only is the length of the sentences important as well as the information the reader provides should be clear and concise.

Another interesting point Filak brought up was the basis of media writing.  Media writing is much more about facts and delivering the truth than staying stuck in your own opinions.  Within media writing there are six “Killer Be’s” that are important fro each writer to pay attention to.  Be right, be tight, be active, be clear, be smooth, and be quick.  These are important for writers to utilize in order to have successful writing.

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About Me: Evan Easton

My name is Evan Easton.  I am a sophomore Sports Communications major at Piedmont College.  I am from Hall County, Georgia but was born in Gulfport, Mississippi.  I play basketball at Piedmont and have been playing basketball since i was four.  I also played baseball and football until middle school.  I have always had a love for sports and enjoyed watching and playing them.  My dad played football at Ole Miss and my brother played football at Liberty University so sports have always been integrated in my life.  I have always enjoyed going to Braves and Hawks games and attended several Atlanta United games in their first two seasons. I have always loved sports and they have always been a major part of my life.