Getting to the Next Step Through Copy Editing! Amy Fezza Copy Editing Professor Salas Spring 2010.

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  • Slide 1
  • Getting to the Next Step Through Copy Editing! Amy Fezza Copy Editing Professor Salas Spring 2010
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  • Overview Major and Concentration: Communication Arts/Journalism Experience/Job: Writing for the Ramapo News Tasks Performed: On-location events, interviewing, producing articles Class that corresponded: Newswriting Past Courses and Experience: Writing for the Ramapo News and taking Newswriting at the same time, I was able to form articles Current Courses and Experience: Editing for the Ramapo News by applying information learned from Copy Editing
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  • Applying Copy Editing to the Newspaper!
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  • Taking the Next Step: Editing Articles!
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  • Trying to Breathe: Learning from the Editor
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  • All by Myself: Dissecting the AP Stylebook
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  • Making it Work: Applying Information
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  • The End Result: It Worked!
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  • What Ive Learned & Accomplished How to: Process Identifying potential changes can take many forms Improving (accuracy and clarity) Approach a problem Common Errors: Losing track of the subject Misspelled words Punctuation Dates Numbers (differences) Headlines & Captions Ive become the News Editor for the Ramapo News Ive come one step closer to achieving my goal: to be a journalist!
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  • My Final Work of the Spring semester! Able to write and edit!!