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Art of Editing - 8th edition

Art of Editing (ISBN10: 0205418260; ISBN13: 9780205418268)
ISBN13: 978-0205418268
ISBN10: 0205418260

Summary: The Art of Editing continues to be the standard by which editing texts are judged, offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of editing available.

Long viewed as the "classic" in the field of editing, The Art of Editing continues to evolve to meet the needs of today's students. This new edition is the most extensive revision of the book yet! While traditional newspaper editing forms the foundation of the text, attention is also pla
ced on the other areas in which students are increasingly finding jobs: online media, corporate magazines, broadcasting, public relations, and advertising.

Features
  • Examines every aspect of editing--from writing headlines, to researching and documenting facts, to creating an attractive, readable, and contemporary product.
  • Includes numerous real-world examples to show students how concepts and principles are practiced by professionals.
  • Emphasizes the ethics involved in editing for today's media--students learn how to edit for taste and fairness and how to avoid unintentional sexism and racism.
  • Offers a separate student workbook to give students the opportunity to practice the strategies and techniques discussed in the book.
New To This Edition
  • Adds new material comprising over half the text, including more practical instruction, more sidebars, and new concepts such as the "Three R's of Editing" and "holistic editing."
  • Places increased emphasis on editing for radio, television, and the World Wide Web, providing students with critical information for today's media environment.
  • Features a new focus on convergence, reflecting the vast changes occurring in the media today.
  • Expands coverage of legal and ethical issues to help better prepare students for their professional careers.
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Summary: The Art of Editing continues to be the standard by which editing texts are judged, offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of editing available.

Long viewed as the "classic" in the field of editing, The Art of Editing continues to evolve to meet the needs of today's students. This new edition is the most extensive revision of the book yet! While traditional newspaper editing forms the foundation of the text, attention is also placed on the other areas in which students are increasingly finding jobs: online media, corporate magazines, broadcasting, public relations, and advertising.

Features
  • Examines every aspect of editing--from writing headlines, to researching and documenting facts, to creating an attractive, readable, and contemporary product.
  • Includes numerous real-world examples to show students how concepts and principles are practiced by professionals.
  • Emphasizes the ethics involved in editing for today's media--students learn how to edit for taste and fairness and how to avoid unintentional sexism and racism.
  • Offers a separate student workbook to give students the opportunity to practice the strategies and techniques discussed in the book.
New To This Edition
  • Adds new material comprising over half the text, including more practical instruction, more sidebars, and new concepts such as the "Three R's of Editing" and "holistic editing."
  • Places increased emphasis on editing for radio, television, and the World Wide Web, providing students with critical information for today's media environment.
  • Features a new focus on convergence, reflecting the vast changes occurring in the media today.
  • Expands coverage of legal and ethical issues to help better prepare students for their professional careers.
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Edition/Copyright: 8TH 05
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Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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