IB DP Language A Language and Literature – sample text analysis – news clarification and corrections

Text: “Corrections and clarifications” CBC News. https://www.cbc.ca/news/corrections-clarifications-1.5893564

Before analyzing the text make sure to have a look at the following page for a better understanding of how to use the text to help you with your assessments: https://language-literature.com/sample-text-analysis-blog-posts/

Some elements of this text to consider:

  • FYI CBC is the Canadian public broadcaster so its responsibilities and level of transparency might be slightly different from a private broadcaster.
  • The first two paragraphs give broader information about CBC’s policies about clarification and corrections.
  • The latter section is organized in chronological order from newest to oldest. Each paragraph has a larg bold heading which make is easy for the reader to find a specific correction / clarification and to differentiate corrections / clarifications in one story from another.
  • Each paragraph details the clarification / corrections and includes relevant dates a links.

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