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42429Re: [Czechlist] Rise - increase

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  • Valerie Talacko
    Mar 5, 2010
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      If it's a headline I'd leave out the article before both power and
      media, though (or say "Media power"). It was just the original "The
      power of media" that I was correcting.

      Valerie



      On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 05:29 -0500, James Kirchner wrote:
      > Valerie, you're forgetting that this is a headline, and articles are routinely left out of headlines in English.
      >
      > Jamie
      >
      > On Mar 5, 2010, at 2:38 AM, Valerie Talacko wrote:
      >
      > > I prefer "The power of the media is increasing" in this case. "On the
      > > rise" (and to some extent "rising") sounds more as if something has only
      > > just started rising, whereas in the case of the media it's not a new
      > > phenomenon.
      > >
      > > If I was going for an "of" construction (which I probably would here -
      > > no reason to avoid it) I'd say "the power of THE media."
      > >
      > > Valerie
      > >
      > > On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 16:44 -0500, James Kirchner wrote:
      > > > To my native ears, Stanislav's recommendation is the best of the three.
      > > >
      > > > You could also say, "Media power is on the rise", or "Media's power is on the rise".
      > > >
      > > > I know many Czechs forget all about the possessive case in English, but it's useful and natural-sounding in cases where an "of" construction is not.
      > > >
      > > > Jamie
      > > >
      > > > On Mar 4, 2010, at 4:22 PM, Stanislav Zizka wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > I am not a native speaker but I would not exclude "The power of media is on the rise" e.g. for a headline, etc
      > > > > S.
      > > > >
      > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > From: Pavel Trusina
      > > > > To: Czechlist@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2010 9:45 PM
      > > > > Subject: [Czechlist] Rise - increase
      > > > >
      > > > > I would like to ask native speakers which is better:
      > > > >
      > > > > "The power of media is rising"
      > > > >
      > > > > or
      > > > >
      > > > > "The power of media is increasing"?
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks.
      > > > >
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