The Rhetorica Network
Rhetorica is my blog about documentary film and photography since March 2021. All posts from the previous version of Rhetorica, dating back to 2002, are available on archive.org.
Rhetorica began as a press-politics blog that grew out of a web project I began in 1998 as part of my graduate studies in rhetoric. My name is Dr. Andrew R. Cline. I am an Emeritus Professor of Media & Journalism at Missouri State University. I currently live in Aveiro, Portugal where I continue to write and do documentary film and photography projects.
Category Archives: social media
Rhetorica Update: Branding, Filmmaking, and Social Media
Posted on March 8, 2023 by acline
I think I mentioned earlier that I’ve been working on branding. I’m too lazy right now to go back and look 🙂 In any case, I’m likely to publish a lot of these things in the coming weeks because I’m … Continue reading →
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Fun with AI: The Rhetoric of Camera Angles
Posted on March 1, 2023 by acline
Prompt given to ChatGPT: Explain the rhetoric of camera angles in documentary filmmaking. I added boldface to the text below. Explanation following the text. Result: In documentary filmmaking, camera angles are an essential rhetorical tool that helps filmmakers convey their … Continue reading →
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Fun With Branding
Posted on February 27, 2023 by acline
Having a little fun with branding using Adobe Express.
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YouTube and Slow Growth
Posted on January 28, 2023 by acline
Not mutually exclusive: 1) I do not know how to use YouTube well, and 2) I do not produce the kind of content that “does well” on YouTube. Those could also be the same thing. I’m not complaining. While it … Continue reading →
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Posted on December 21, 2022 by acline
I’m in the process of moving to Portugal. That combined with teaching my last semester at Missouri State University has led to a hectic time in my life. So not much posting here of late. Once I get settled, I’ll … Continue reading →
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