Articles from 2016

42 articles

April 2, 2016 Conferences

Opening the table: Representing everyone in dialogue

Sarah Grey spoke about remembering social justice movements and changing language in her session at ACES's 2016 national conference.

April 2, 2016 Conferences

Developing a house style guide

Megan Rogers broke down how to corral industry related nuances into a uniform style during her session at the 2016 ACES conference.

April 1, 2016 Conferences

‘The Subversive Copy Editor’ redux: Breaking the rules when you need to

Carol Saller revealed the importance of editors listening to their writer's unique voices and realizing that no grammar rule is irrefutable.

April 1, 2016 Conferences

Stamper: On how English is moving forward with or without you

Lexicographer and blogger Kory Stamper gave the keynote address for the ACES 2016 banquet, using cat memes and GIFs to discuss open-mindedness in editing.

April 1, 2016 Conferences

Panel discusses how to handle sexist creeps in language

A four-member panel at the ACES 2016 national conference discussed topics on sexist language and understanding what sexism is and isn't.

April 1, 2016 Contests and Awards

ACES members come through for Education Fund

The ACES Education Fund raised more than $3,400 during its silent auction.

April 1, 2016 Conferences

2016 AP Stylebook updates announced at ACES conference

The 2016 AP Stylebook will have a range of grammatical and style changes, including changes focused on cultural sensitivity.

April 1, 2016 Conferences

ACES 2016 day 2 in tweets

Copy editors talked about math, unusual compound words, fact checking and, of course, doughnuts on ACES day 2.

April 1, 2016 Resources

Associated Press adds 250 entries, new design in annual stylebook update

A collection of some new entries included in the the 2016 version of the AP Stylebook.

April 1, 2016 Resources

Advice for internet job-seekers

Emmy Favilla and Megan Palone of BuzzFeed share the skills, tools, and steps to land an internet job.