Tag Archives: copy editing

Education official uses own typos for good

What a great idea for a news story.

The BBC reports that England’s Schools Minister is now asking students to pay more attention to proofreading and using his own error-ridden blog as an example of why you should be careful.

I bet if education reporters in the United States looked at communication from school officials it wouldn’t be too hard to find typos and errors. Why not do a story about it?

Copy editors spank Zell

Wonder what copy editors do?

Well this great piece by the American Copy Editors Society explains it and takes the Tribune’s Sam Zell to task at the same time.

My hat is off to you, ACES. Keep it coming.