Articles from 2015

41 articles

March 25, 2015 ACES News

Two new members join three incumbents elected to ACES board

New members Sara Ziegler and Nick Jungman join ACES's Executive Committee among three returning Executive Committee members.

March 25, 2015 Resources

Taking away editing lessons from research

Research reveals a copy editor's value to readers and offers insight on how to triage while editing.

March 25, 2015 Conferences

Use your BS detector when verifying social media content

Lauren Klinger of Poynter Institute NewsU says journalists should approach social media content as if someone called the newsroom in 1975 offering a news tip.

March 24, 2015 Contests and Awards

ACES announces 2014 Headline Contest winners

The winners were officially announced March 26, at the opening session of ACES 19th annual conference in Pittsburgh.

March 3, 2015 Contests and Awards

Winning haiku adds a little spice to National Grammar Day

Adriana Cloud's 17-syllable haiku about comma splices won ACES's National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest.

March 1, 2015 ACES News

March 4th and celebrate National Grammar Day

Celebrate National Grammar Day by writing a haiku, joining the #ACESchat, or tuning in for Sue Burzynski Bullard's webinar.

February 26, 2015 Contests and Awards

Grammar Day haiku, a tradition for March 4th, weds syntax and verse

ACES began its National Grammar Day haiku competition in 2011 and continued to seek 17-syllable grammatical entries for its newest contest.

February 24, 2015 ACES News

ACES is saddened by death of Dori J. Maynard, journalism diversity advocate

Dori J. Maynard passed away at the age of 56, leaving the legacy of her Fault Lines project that helped journalists cover diversity in their communities.

February 22, 2015 Resources

ACES supports research on whether journalistic writing norms matter to readers

Fourth-year Ph.D. student Alyssa Appelman defended her dissertation on the psychological effects of journalistic writing conventions using ACES-funded research.

February 17, 2015 ACES News

#ACESchat offers repository of editing advice

Between 45 and 70 people joined the #ACESchat conversation twice a month on Wednesdays to discuss editing topics from editing's value to inclusive language.