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15 Unnecessary Journalism Phrases

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Nearly anything that's new, different, influential, or otherwise important often gets lazily labeled a "game changer." This is far less exciting than actually describing how whatever the subject is might change the functions of the system in which it exists.



In most cases, this phrase can be entirely omitted and the sentence will still make sense. The only appropriate times to use "that exists" is to differentiate between things that do not.

Example: "While Sutter Gold successfully waded through the environmental regulation that exists in California these days, only one other mine in the region may also get the chance to open in the near future, and that is about 60 miles to the north in the Grass Valley area."