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Creative Editing / Edition 6

Creative Editing / Edition 6

by Dorothy A. Bowles, Diane L. Borden
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439082693

ISBN-13: 9781439082690

Pub. Date: 01/27/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

CREATIVE EDITING has been consistently praised by reviewers for its comprehensive coverage, excellent organization, and contemporary content. The Sixth Edition continues to live up to this reputation through consistent presentation, reinforcement, and practical application of editing concepts. The book covers all aspects of editing for print and online media, and

Overview

CREATIVE EDITING has been consistently praised by reviewers for its comprehensive coverage, excellent organization, and contemporary content. The Sixth Edition continues to live up to this reputation through consistent presentation, reinforcement, and practical application of editing concepts. The book covers all aspects of editing for print and online media, and provides ample practice exercises for students to perfect the principles they are learning. Beginning with basic language skills, the authors guide the reader through every phase of a professional copy editor's job. The book's practical textbook/workbook approach provides a good framework that encourages students to practice their skills as they learn.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439082690
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/27/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
506,355
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Copy Editor's Role. 2. Using Correct Grammar and Punctuation. 3. Consistent Style and Correct Words. 4. Checking Facts. 5. Editing Stories. 6. Legal Concerns. 7. Editing and Ethics. 8. Typography. 9. Writing Headlines. 10. Editing Pictures and Infographics. 11. Design and Layout. Workbook.

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