Check. Recheck. Check again.

By · Friday, November 8th, 2019

not teaching,
still THINKING …

One small change can make a big difference. As journalists, we want the difference to be a positive one. That’s why everyone needs an editor.

The following examples of published errors are worth repeating. The mistakes range from transposed numbers to wrong information from a source.

That’s how:

That’s how:

Checking facts when we write is routine.

Checking changes that we make to another person’s writing is a must.

We all need an editor.

(These two profs are no longer teaching at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School, but we are still thinking.)

 

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