Download e-book for kindle: Contemporary Editing by Cecilia Friend,Don Challenger

By Cecilia Friend,Don Challenger

ISBN-10: 0415892805

ISBN-13: 9780415892803

ISBN-10: 0415892813

ISBN-13: 9780415892810

Contemporary Editing deals journalism scholars a forward-looking advent to information enhancing, supplying guide on conventional newsroom conventions besides a spotlight on rising information systems. This finished textual content offers scholars with a powerful knowing of every thing an editor does, addressing crucial replica enhancing basics similar to grammar and elegance; editorial determination making; picture modifying, details pictures, and web page layout; and new media methods to storytelling. all through, the publication makes a speciality of how "the editor’s attitude"—a prepared know-how of stories values, ethics, and audience—comes into play in all points of stories modifying. This re-creation deals accelerated assurance of internet publishing and cellular media, giving scholars good enhancing talents for today’s evolving media and information forums.

Features of the 3rd Edition:

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

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

-An emphasis on enhancing for brevity prepares scholars to jot down and edit basically and in short, for print and for the web.

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

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

-Online exercises current extra perform for college kids, while not having to buy a workbook.



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