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ERIC Number: ED066771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 400
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News Editing. Second Edition.
Westley, Bruce H.
A revision of the first edition of "News Editing," this is a textbook for the newspaper editor. The duties of the editor are detailed, as are those of other newspaper employees. Among the basic editing skills the author includes suggestions for sentence structure, word usage, and vocabulary. Examples are given of editing for objectivity, handling wire copy, proofreading, developing stories, and compiling. Other aspects of news editing skills include polishing headlines, typography, makeup, and news judgement. Appendix A contains the Chicago Sun-Times and Daily News Stylebook, and Appendix B contains a glossary of newspaper terms. (RS)
Houghton Mifflin Company, 2 Park Street, Boston, Mass. 02107 ($10.00)
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