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Exercises in Line Editing and Headline Writing for Use With Principles of Editing

A Comprehensive Guide for Students and Journalists

by Daryl L. Frazell

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Published by Mcgraw-Hill College .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication studies,
  • Language

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9957930M
    ISBN 100070219451
    ISBN 109780070219458

    Academic Line Editing is ideal for scholarly authors seeking professional editing services for their paper revisions. Your PhD Line Editor addresses your writing style, substance of content, and use of language at the sentence and paragraph level. Advanced Academic Line Editing focuses on how you communicate your scholarly proposal.


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Exercises in Line Editing and Headline Writing for Use With Principles of Editing by Daryl L. Frazell Download PDF EPUB FB2

7 Copy-Editing Exercises for Journalism Students Test your skills and improve your writing with these drills. Share Flipboard Email Print English.

Writing Journalism Writing Essays If you're a journalism instructor, feel free to use these exercises in your classes. Fire. Use Routine Line Editing to Improve Your Writing Skills. A thorough line edit will help eliminate problems with story flow, redundancies, inconsistencies, and structure issues at the sentence and paragraph level.

It will ensure your voice and story flow shine. As a result, readers will get swept up into your book. How to edit a book in 5 steps.

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The book deals with the concepts and processes of editing. The book will also cover the basic editorial set-up of a daily newspaper organization.

The students Principles of Editing, Judging the News, Editing Tools, Symbols, Correctness of hedging the count, Head writing by computers, Headline styles, polishing the headlines. Part -V. Editing is as much an art as writing is. Whether you’re finessing your own writing or revising the work of another, the process requires simultaneous attention to multiple issues: spelling, grammar, style, accuracy, formality, and the subjective aspect of substance: providing context, assigning meaning and conveying value, and more.

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Apply as many of these book editing hints as possible to the first page of your work-in-progress. It’ll make a huge difference.

I’ve added a downloadable self-editing. Editing Exercises. Read the paragraphs. Rewrite all the sentences. Correct the writing mistakes. did you no that bats are mammals.

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INSTRUCTIONS: Use the proper copy-editing symbols to correct all the mechanical, spelling and AP style errors in the following sentences. None of the possessives have been formed for you. During the s, a nine year old girl in Ruston Louisiana won a trophy, dollars, and a.

The student is writing a writing assignment for his English Composition class. The book, which is located on the table, is a grammar book.

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Instructions. Instructors: The purpose of this exercise is to provide students with some practice in writing headlines for the nes, in the words of Jakob Nielsen, should be “pearls of clarity. Students: In the spaces on the right, write headlines for the stories below.

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Even more on punctuation: In multi-line headlines, strive to keep most punctuation, except hyphens and dashes, at the end of lines.

Don't use a hyphen at the end of a line. With few exceptions, any semi-colon should only be used at the end of a line in a multi-line headline. Example #1 (good). 2. Editing: improve your writing by editing someone else's. If you're doing great at getting words on the page but you think your finished product could be tightened up more, you might want to practise editing rather than free-writing style exercises.

One way I've found to get better at editing my own work is to edit other people's work. If you haven’t had your book edited at all and don’t think you need any editing, just remember: the art of writing is rewriting, which means the art of writing is editing.

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The videos feature commentary by top journalists. Round 3: Line-editing Your Book Chapter. Line-editing is like polishing your car. You can spend hours doing it and still be unsatisfied with how it looks. That said, it helps to know the basics. The rules listed below are crucial for editing any introduction, body paragraph, or conclusion.

Therefore, I will. Usage & style exercises Online exercises - Content editing exercises Fact-checking exercises Headline exercises Design exercises Interviewing & writing exercises Math for journalists Coaching & management exercises More exercises & practices Lighter side of editing Courses online Web & print resources Edprof listserv College press resources.

When you edit To examine a piece of writing for how the writer expressed his or her ideas. Editing often involves adding or changing words, and fixing any problems in grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure., you take a second look at how you expressed your ideas. You add or change words.

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What types of manuscripts can you use. Helpful topics include principles of clear writing, arrangement of legal documents and format requirements for regulatory documents.

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Discontinuity Editing • Any alternative of joining shots together using means otherwise un acceptable within continuity editing principles. This includes spatial relations, mismatching of temporal, violations of axis of action, and concentration on graphic relations.

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Covering everything from line, creative, and display editing, to photo cropping and layout, Principles of Editing is a hands-on/practical reference. Its student-friendly approach blends the basics of how to become a master wordsmith with the fundamentals of designing an aesthetically pleasing newspaper.

It offers insight into the ever changing role that the editor plays in today's newspaper.6. The Guiding Principles include criteria for quality textbooks in areas such as Content, Learning and Teaching, Structure and Organisation, Language, Textbook Layout (for printed textbooks only), Technical and Functional Requirements as well as Pedagogical Use of e-Features (for e-textbooks only).These principles are generic and central to textbooks for kindergartens, all Key Learning Areas.Copy editing (also copyediting) is the process of revising written material to improve readability and fitness for its purpose, as well as ensuring that text is free of grammatical and factual errors.

In the context of publication in print, copy editing is done before typesetting and again before proofreading, the final step in the editorial cycle.: 1–5.