Articles from 2017

46 articles

March 24, 2017 Conferences

Copy editors should stay on the lookout for bias in language

Bias in language can be right in front of us, but if we don’t have our antennas up and we aren’t on the lookout, we might not notice it.

March 23, 2017 ACES News

Maurant, Saunders elected to ACES board

Two new members and four incumbents elected in annual ACES election.

March 23, 2017 Conferences

Avoiding exclusive language

Attendees at ACES national conference share examples of exclusive language in a 'people in the hallway' interview.

March 23, 2017 Conferences

Learning to identify the hidden bias in language

ACES 2017 attendees captured the advice from the Is This Racist panel in a series of tweets.

March 23, 2017 Conferences

#ACES2017 Day 1 in tweets

People had a lot to say about ACES 2017 conference on social media.

March 23, 2017 ACES News

ACES adopts new look to better reflect changing landscape of editing field

The change comes on the heels of an extensive membership-wide survey which measured member satisfaction, organizational relevance and value to editors

March 23, 2017 Conferences

CMOS tackles social changes, advancing technology in updates for 17th edition

It's been seven years since the last CMOS update

March 15, 2017 ACES News

Bill Walsh, renowned copy editor and ACES Education Fund board member, dies

The longtime ACES members was 'a fearless advocate for editing'

March 5, 2017 Contests and Awards

Haiku contest winner in Budapest was inspired by friend in Ohio

Colleen Sharkey's Ohio-based friend convinced her to tweet her award-winning haiku in the ACES and Grammar Girl National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest.

March 4, 2017 Contests and Awards

For National Grammar Day, winning poetry with some mystery (solved)

The National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest winner was shrouded in mystery until the @LillaryBlinton Twitter account revealed herself as Colleen Sharkey.