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Articles from 2014

30 articles

December 17, 2014 Resources

Apostrophes, building relationships and the top corrections of 2014

The hosts of the NPR podcast "How to Do Everything" came to ACES to explain punctuation. Katharine O'Moore-Klopf and Craig Silverman offer wisdom as well.


September 28, 2014 Contests and Awards

Contest winner: A punctuating sense of humor

Ashley Winchester won the ACES National Punctuation Day eecard competition with her sense of humor and an interrobang.


September 23, 2014 Resources

On Sept. 24, celebrating the marks that punctuate our prose

ACES member Paul Chevannes shares the history of punctuation marks in the English language in honor of National Punctuation Day.


September 5, 2014 Conferences

Journalism organizations agree to establish shared communication

Leaders from 16 journalism organizations discussed the need for industry unity at an industry summit at the Society of Professional Journalists.


September 4, 2014 ACES News

ACES board member honored with SPJ journalism teaching award

The Society of Professional Journalists honored ACES Executive Committee member Sue Burzynski Bullard with its Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award


August 14, 2014

Two papers on newspaper front pages win ACES research award​

The award was the third one presented by ACES.


July 20, 2014 Resources

"Word Crimes": Thumbs up and thumbs down from the word community

"Weird Al" Yankovic's "Word Crimes" music video pokes fun at common grammar mistakes, but some editors believe it takes mockery too far.


July 7, 2014 Resources

Best practices for social media and journalism

Traditional editing skills often translate to proficient social media editing skills, but copy editors still need to know a few basics before editing a post.


July 6, 2014 ACES News

Tribute is a 'thanks' to retired DJNF executive director Rich Holden

Several ACES members joined to pay tribute to Rich Holden's career as he entered retirement.


May 26, 2014 Resources

Research looks at effect of conflicting roles on copy editors

The digital age may increase role conflict as copy editors' task-list grows, according to a Missouri School of Journalism master's thesis.