Predicate: broadcast

Roleset id: broadcast.01 , to transmit or announce, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

broadcast.01: BROADCAST-V NOTES: Frames file for 'broadcast' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from broadcast.01-v predicate notes) BROADCAST-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry broadcast.01, OntoNotes sense groupings broadcast.01, broadcast.02, maps to VN entry instr_communication-37.4. Framed by Claire. (from broadcast.01-n)


broadcast (v.)
broadcast (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: transmitter, agent (vnrole: 37.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: message (vnrole: 37.4-topic)
        Arg2-GOL: audience (vnrole: 37.4-recipient)
        Arg3-DIR: source

Example: with Arg2

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        The Voice of America is a government agency that [*T*-1] broadcasts news and views -- some might say propaganda -- in 43 languages to 130 million listeners around the world .

        Argm-rcl: that -> a government agency
        Arg0: [*T*-1]
        Rel: broadcasts
        Arg1: news and views -- some might say propaganda --
        Argm-mnr: in 43 languages
        Arg2: to 130 million listeners around the world

Example: passive

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        [Last year 's series]*-1, broadcast [*-1]by General Electric Co. 's NBC , was the lowest-rated Series in four years ; instead of [*] featuring a major East Coast team against a West Coast team , it pitted the Los Angeles Dodgers against the losing Oakland A's .

        Rel: broadcast
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg0: by General Electric Co. 's NBC

Example: with Arg3

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        While rival ABC News outstripped the competition in live coverage of the event by sheer luck -- the network was broadcasting the World Series from Candlestick Park when the quake struck [*T*-1] -- NBC News was unable [*-2]to get its signal out of San Francisco for the first hour after the quake .

        Arg0: the network
        Rel: broadcasting
        Arg1: the World Series
        Arg3: from Candlestick Park
        Argm-tmp: when the quake struck [*T*-1]

Example: NP only

        a network news broadcast

        Arg0: network
        Arg1: news
        Rel: broadcast

Example: More arguments

        Few people heard his news broadcast last night.

        Arg0: his
        Arg1: news
        Rel: broadcast
        Argm-tmp: last night

Example: With source

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        This communication technology relies on polling from client nodes, rather than a broadcast from a central hub.

        Rel: broadcast
        Arg3: from a central hub

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        The success of serials means that TV stations in Taiwan just keep on cranking them out , broadcasting episodes as quickly as they are shot .

        Arg0: TV stations in Taiwan
        Rel: broadcasting
        Arg1: episodes
        Argm-mnr: as quickly as they are shot