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Complete Editor


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Edition:  2
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Publisher:  Prentice Hall
Summary: Filled with abundant exercises, The Complete Editor provides instructors with many resources to use in teaching their students about copyediting, headline writing, decision making, relationships with writers, graphic presentations, photo editing, and layout and design. It also contains a separate chapter on legal principles. This efficient and well-written text gives students basic information about the topics at han...d and allows instructors to begin discussions of all of the basics of editing. Features Abundant in-class and out-of-class exercises reflecting all phases of the editing process provide students and instructors with a wealth of resources. Real-life examples of editorial decision making, many based on the authors professional experience, add a practical, real-world perspective. Principles of good writing and sound news judgment are emphasized, allowing students to apply their skills to any medium. Chapters devoted to a wide variety of editing skills provide in-depth instruction in copyediting; management, decision making and relationships with writers; writing headlines and summaries; photo editing; developing infographics; and layout and design. Clear, precise explanations of the skills it takes to be a good editor help students develop a professional mindset. The Five Commandments of Editing help students go from merely fixing copy to adding value to it. An extensive chapter on graphic presentation provides explanations about what kind of information is most appropriate for certain types of charts and the conventions of using maps. Praise for The Complete EditorThis is by far the best-written editing text I have ever read. Carlton M. Sonny Rhodes, University of Arkansas, Little Rock One problem with too many editing texts is that they spend a lot of time on detail, which students may or may not absorb. This text solves that problem. Loran E. Lewis Jr., California State University, Fresno

Mullins, Edward L.C. is the author of Complete Editor, published 2005 under ISBN 9780205434633 and 0205434630. One hundred sixty five Complete Editor textbooks are available for sale on ValoreBooks.com, seventy two used from the cheapest price of $17.21, or buy new starting at $121.75.
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  • by Hannah

    The primary subjuct of this book was to learn how to edit. We barely used the book in my class, so not really effective.

    We used this book in an editing class in the communications major. We learned how to edit news stories, took spelling tests of the 100 most frequently misspelled words as well as work with AP style.

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Complete Editor

ISBN-13: 9780205434633

ISBN: 0205434630

Edition: 2nd

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Publisher: Prentice Hall
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