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Articles from 2017

45 articles

November 17, 2017 ACES News

Linguist Lynne Murphy, Separated by a Common Language blogger, to be keynote speaker at ACES 2018

Through her blog, 2018 book and media appearances, University of Sussex professor embraces her role as a defender of American English working in England


November 2, 2017 Resources

Becoming a better editor through reading

Don’t discriminate: Read all types of books, blogs and publications and read out load as well


September 27, 2017 ACES News

What happens when you add journalists, politicians and alcohol to a spelling bee?

You get a little rapping, some laughter and money for the National Press Club's Journalism Institute


August 2, 2017 Conferences

Assessment editors help give test takers an even chance

A, B, C, or that really long option? Look at multiple choice questions from all directions.


July 13, 2017 Scholarships

ACES establishes Bill Walsh Scholarship

The $3,000 scholarship aims to help and inspire young editors


June 19, 2017 ACES News

Film tribute to Ed Trayes is also an ode to the value of editing

Trayes, the 2008 ACES keynote speaker, has taught DJNF editing interns for 50 years


June 2, 2017 ACES News

The night I spelled worse than a middle schooler: A copy editor's time at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Competitors just happen to really like spelling — the way copy editors just happen to really like being particular about language.


April 7, 2017 ACES News

New website design continues new look for ACES

Redesign is intended to bring you information and resources more efficiently


April 7, 2017 Conferences

My first ACES conference: An inspiring, motivating and educating experience

A new freelancer’s give her take (and tips) on attending ACES' national conference in St. Petersburg


April 3, 2017 Contests and Awards

Conscious Style Guide founder Karen Yin wins Robinson Prize

Yin founded Conscious Style Guide in 2015 to raise awareness of compassionate, empowering and inclusive language