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    Unhappy Help me change this sentence

    i got this sentence off the internet but i want to change it into my own words, could you please change it into something an 8th grader/year 8 student would write :)

    Violence against women is a systemic, social problem rooted in persistent gender inequity, and is often marred by myths and misconceptions. The media isn’t solely responsible for this; we all participate in sustaining this status quo. Nevertheless, news media inform us, and has a responsibility to do so accurately. And it’s in this space where our research can be of benefit.

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    Re: Help me change this sentence

    Welcome to the forum, taylordib. :Hi:
    Quote Originally Posted by taylordib View Post
    i got this sentence off the internet but i want to change it into my own words, could you please change it into something an 8th grader/year 8 student would write :)
    We can't change it into your words!

    If you'd like to try to simplify it yourself, we can correct and comment on your work.

    Please remember to use a capital letter for the pronoun I.

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    Re: Help me change this sentence

    And note that it's not a sentence: it's a paragraph.

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    Re: Help me change this sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    If you'd like to try to simplify it yourself, we can correct and comment on your work.
    Unless it is homework!

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Help me change this sentence

    <<<Nevertheless, news media inform us, and has a responsibility to do so accurately.>>>

    This sentence is not correct. Most people see "media" as plural; some use it as singular. But you have used it both ways.

    Use either "media inform us" and "have the responsibility" (preferred) or
    "media informs us" and "has the responsibility".

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