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March 30, 2016 Resources

How Upworthy stays viral yet trustworthy

Upworthy's Matt Savener spoke about the news outlet's commitment to fact-checking after a mistake made in 2013.

February 22, 2016 Resources

Disability style guide includes background on language recommendations

The NCDJ created a new online style guide to provide context to words used when writing or talking about people living with disabilities.

December 1, 2015 Resources

Death be not loud (or the new language of exaggeration)

Hyperbole has stretched language so that phrases like "I'm dying," have become commonplace and used in social media and hashtags.

October 29, 2015 Resources

Wondering what to do Sunday at 2 a.m.? Go lower case, singular and unhyphenated

A quick style guide for common editing and writing blunders involving daylight saving time.

October 15, 2015 Resources

What starts with A and ends with ZZZ? A day to celebrate dictionaries

A brief history of dictionaries in honor of National Dictionary Day.

September 15, 2015 Resources

AP's stylebook: On your desk, on your phone and now on your e-reader

ACES member Matthew Crowley wrote about the AP Stylebook's journey from print to digital on

August 5, 2015 Resources

Ten tips for keeping your focus while editing

#ACESchat guests offered tips for staying focused while distractions threaten to win your attention.

June 1, 2015 Resources

Resources for editing stories on transgender individuals

Editing resources from the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association in response to the Caitlyn Jenner story.

May 11, 2015 Resources

The value of a light touch and other lessons from the Comma Queen

New Yorker copy editor Mary Norris's book, "Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen." elaborates on the comma's potential uses and misuses.

April 25, 2015 Resources

20 nagging errors made by the experienced and inexperienced alike

Bill Walsh of the Washington Post offered copy editors 20 frequent mistakes that copy editors of any experience level make.