Editing for Today's Newsroom: New Perspectives for a Changing Profession

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EDITING FOR TODAY'S NEWSROOM
New Perspectives for a Changing Profession

Carl Sessions Stepp University of Maryland at College Park

LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOCIATES, PUBLISHERS 1989 Hillsdale, New Jersey Hove and London

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Editing for Today's Newsroom: New Perspectives for a Changing Profession
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • COMMUNICATION TEXTBOOK SERIES ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • 1 - The Changing World of Editing 1
  • Conclusion 14
  • 2 - The Rise of the New Editor 21
  • Conclusion 33
  • 3 - What is an Editor? 38
  • Summary 51
  • 4 - The Editor as Decision Maker 54
  • Conclusion 62
  • 5 - Making Decisions About People 64
  • Conclusion 79
  • 6 - Making Decisions About Coverage 83
  • Conclusion 92
  • 7 - Making Decisions About Copy 95
  • Conclusion 114
  • 8 - Making Decisions About Design 116
  • Conclusion 129
  • 9 - Making Decisions About Legal Issues 134
  • Conclusion 148
  • 10 - Making Decisions About Ethics 151
  • Conclusion 165
  • 11 - Toward Excellence in Editing 169
  • CONCLUSION: TO THE FUTURE 179
  • Appendix: Helping Writers With Form 180
  • Index 188
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