editing

Jan
14

Ignorance of tech is not an excuse, journalists

Some things just bring out my inner sub-editor. Take, for example, this tweet: Also according to @brightonargus I uploaded a
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Dec
17

Why I do very little freelance writing these days

So, I filed some copy the best part of seven weeks ago. I don’t do much traditional journalism freelance
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Jul
29

Torque on corners (or editing for beginners)

From the editor’s letter on Torque, a new WordPress news site: Our goal with Torque is to create a
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Feb
02
Keeping my print past on the GRID

Keeping my print past on the GRID

Very, very long term readers of this blog – those who have been tolerating my words for nearly a decade – might
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Sep
06

TechCrunch: journalism's heretics?

MG Siegler of TechCrunch has published a really fascinating post on his personal blog, responding to the current brouhaha around
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Mar
22

Grammatical Term of the Day

The Present Inebriated Grammer nerd humour FTW
Feb
18

Subbing in the Age of Live Stories

Karl’s busy responding to comments on his post about subbing. But I think he saved the most important bit
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Aug
02

Journalists Versus Sub-Editors: It's War

First of all, Giles Coren unleashed the rage so many journalists have felt when subs thoughtlessly butcher their copy. The
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