Creative Editing / Edition 6

Creative Editing / Edition 6

ISBN-10:
1439082693
ISBN-13:
9781439082690
Pub. Date:
01/27/2010
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Creative Editing / Edition 6


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.

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ISBN-13: 9781439082690
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/27/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 630,224
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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