Contemporary Editing by Cecilia Friend,Don Challenger

By Cecilia Friend,Don Challenger

Contemporary Editing deals journalism scholars a forward-looking creation to information modifying, supplying guideline on conventional newsroom conventions besides a spotlight on rising information structures. This complete textual content offers scholars with a robust knowing of every little thing an editor does, addressing crucial reproduction enhancing basics equivalent to grammar and magnificence; editorial selection making; photograph modifying, details photographs, and web page layout; and new media ways to storytelling. all through, the ebook specializes in how "the editor’s attitude"—a willing information of stories values, ethics, and audience—comes into play in all points of stories modifying. This new version deals increased insurance of net publishing and cellular media, giving scholars sturdy modifying talents for today’s evolving media and information forums.

Features of the 3rd Edition:

-Editing 2.0 boxes speak about the impression of electronic expertise and social media on enhancing.

-Coverage of grammar difficulties and a brand new bankruptcy on operating with numbers supply scholars with a powerful snatch of math and grammar, that are the underpinnings for all writing and editing.

-An emphasis on enhancing for brevity prepares scholars to put in writing and edit in actual fact and in short, for print and for the web.

-A bankruptcy at the artwork of headline writing publications scholars via one of many editor’s most vital projects, and introduces the duty of seek engine optimization.

-Examples of ethics and felony situations convey scholars how matters come up in even the main simple tales, and the way to deal with them.

-Online exercises current extra perform for college kids, without having to buy a workbook.



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