Articles from 2013

21 articles

April 6, 2013 Conferences

Alternative story forms attract readers

Alternative story forms promote effectiveness, emphasis and efficiency

April 5, 2013 Conferences

Surviving layoffs as a freelance editor

It’s OK to be down, but try not to despair

April 5, 2013 Conferences

Social media and your rights

Tips from HR on using social media at work

April 5, 2013 Conferences

Plagiarism summit: It’s all about trust

Fighting plagiarism and fabrication in the media should start in the newsroom and before that in the classroom.

April 5, 2013 Conferences

Elegantly bending or breaking the rules

Both writers and editors can muddle text

April 4, 2013 Conferences

Editing for readability: It’s not dumbing down

Readability is vital for getting information across quickly and efficiently

March 29, 2013 ACES News

E-book on plagiarism, fabrication released in advance of summit

ACES teamed up with 10 journalism organizations to release an e-book, "Telling the Truth and Nothing But," for media professionals responding to plagiarism.

February 15, 2013 Contests and Awards

2012-13 Scholarship Winners Are Announced

The ACES Education Fund awarded five collage students with 2012-13 scholarships.

January 4, 2013 Resources

Copy editors play key role in fighting plagiarism

Plagiarism has the power to decimate a publication's integrity and copy editors are the primary defense against it.

January 4, 2013 Resources

Catching fabrication in stories requires attention to detail

Spotting plagiarism isn't always obvious, but former New York Times senior editor Bill Connelly offers some advice for identifying fabrication.