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ISBN13: 9780738204598
ISBN10: 0738204595
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Everyone in the newsroom agrees that copy editors are the unsung heroes in the business who, until now, have never had a succinct and authoritative guide for on-the-job use. From counting the headline to line breaks, from decks to jumps, from editing numbers and photo captions to editing for organization, The Copy Editing and Headline Handbook is the complete source of essential information for the copy editor. Whether copy editing on a computer or on the printed page, for a newspaper or for a magazine, Barbara Ellis shows how to clean, organize, and proof copy like a pro. With special sections on libel, captions, forbidden words, job hazards, and head counts, as well as a section of the most commonly used symbols in copy editing and proofreading, the Handbook is essential for every copy editor's bookshelf.

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This is not just a copy-editing handbook with a chapter on headlines thrown in. Instead, it begins with a lengthy section on headline writing as a fast and effective means of teaching all copy-editing skills—including grammar, mechanics, spelling, libel, the newspaper's taboos, and news presentation that fits the paper's audience. Ellis served on six copydesks for nearly fifteen years and as a copy-writing professor at McNeese State University in Louisiana for eight years.
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For professionals and students alike, the first-ever guide to newspaper copy editing and headline writing

Synopsis:

Whether editing on a computer or on the printed page, for a newspaper or for a magazine, Ellis shows how to clean, organize, and proof copy like a pro. Special sections focus on libel, captions, forbidden words, job hazards, and head counts.

About the Author

Barbara Ellis, Ph.D., is a seasoned copy editor, having served on six copydesks for nearly fifteen years and as a copy editing professor at Louisiana's McNeese State University for eight years. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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copyediting, May 29, 2006 (view all comments by copyediting)
Check out this introduction article on Copy_editing:
http://www.articleworld.org/Copy_editing
Content:
1.Use of the term
2.Tasks involved
3.The influence of technology
4.Required skills
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780738204598
Author:
Ellis, Barbara G.
Publisher:
Westview Publishing
Author:
Ellis, Barbara
Location:
Cambridge, Mass.
Subject:
Journalism
Subject:
Editing & Proofreading
Subject:
Newspapers
Subject:
Editing
Subject:
Copy-reading
Subject:
Business Communication - General
Subject:
SOC052000
Subject:
Journalism -- Editing.
Subject:
Reference-Editing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
T-5
Publication Date:
20010631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 13.5 oz

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