Plagiarism has the power to decimate a publication's integrity and copy editors are the primary defense against it.
Spotting plagiarism isn't always obvious, but former New York Times senior editor Bill Connelly offers some advice for identifying fabrication.
ACES editors compiled a list of articles about media plagiarism and fabrication cases and issues.
Copy editors are now expected to fact-check, sustain accuracy, and clarify writing with the added pressure of staying speedy for the digital audience.
Tailoring content for an online audience means that both story shape, reporting decisions, and editing have to change.
Online breaking news editors provide tips from sharpening stories to crafting headlines.
Joel Pisetzner offers his thoughts on the basics of the jigsaw puzzle that is headline writing.
Even the most experienced writers use nouns as verbs or write "mantel" when they meant "mantle." See if you're guilty of confusing any of these words.