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January 25, 2017 Contests and Awards

Put your grammar goods on the block and help fund scholarships

Calling all word nerds! Beckoning bargain hunters! Among many fun things at the ACES conference is the silent auction, which benefits the ACES Education Fund.


January 24, 2017 Conferences

How to sell your boss on sending you to ACES2017

You know you’ll come away refreshed and recharged, but how do you convince your boss that you need to attend an ACES conference?


January 16, 2017 Conferences

Queue up for a chance to spell competitively at ACES2017

What’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys? A bunch of editors at a spelling bee, of course.


June 1, 2000 Resources

Words Commonly Confused

Even the most experienced writers use nouns as verbs or write "mantel" when they meant "mantle." See if you're guilty of confusing any of these words.


August 12, 2000 Resources

Head hints from Newark

Joel Pisetzner offers his thoughts on the basics of the jigsaw puzzle that is headline writing.


March 16, 2011 ACES News

Readers prefer edited news, research sponsored by ACES finds

Abandoning copy editing in favor of publishing a story first makes readers more critical of the news they consume.


May 2, 2011 Resources

In digital age, copy editors still uphold journalistic responsibility

Copy editors are now expected to fact-check, sustain accuracy, and clarify writing with the added pressure of staying speedy for the digital audience.


May 2, 2011 Resources

Editing's Rubik's cube: Online, the shape of the story changes

Tailoring content for an online audience means that both story shape, reporting decisions, and editing have to change.


March 17, 2011 Contests and Awards

2011 Headline contest winners

We awarded 2011's best headline writers.


May 2, 2011 Resources

Eight tips for editing online

Online breaking news editors provide tips from sharpening stories to crafting headlines.