ERIC Number: EJ501056
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Stories of Three Editors: A Qualitative Study of Editing in the Workplace.
Thompson, Isabelle K.; Rothschild, Joyce M.
Journal of Business and Technical Communication, v9 n2 p139-69 Apr 1995
Presents generalizations about the editing process in a governmental agency. Suggests that editing is a complex, meaning-making process. Notes that the three vary greatly in their readiness to use their personal authority in interpreting the audience's needs. Suggests that editors gain authority by assuming the role of language specialists and by enhancing their organization's teaching role. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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