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January 3, 2013 Resources

Copy editors play key role in fighting plagiarism

Plagiarism has the power to decimate a publication's integrity and copy editors are the primary defense against it.

January 3, 2013 Resources

Catching fabrication in stories requires attention to detail

Spotting plagiarism isn't always obvious, but former New York Times senior editor Bill Connelly offers some advice for identifying fabrication.

January 3, 2013 Resources

Links to recent articles about plagiarism, fabrication

ACES editors compiled a list of articles about media plagiarism and fabrication cases and issues.

May 2, 2011 Resources

In digital age, copy editors still uphold journalistic responsibility

Copy editors are now expected to fact-check, sustain accuracy, and clarify writing with the added pressure of staying speedy for the digital audience.

May 2, 2011 Resources

Editing's Rubik's cube: Online, the shape of the story changes

Tailoring content for an online audience means that both story shape, reporting decisions, and editing have to change.

May 2, 2011 Resources

Eight tips for editing online

Online breaking news editors provide tips from sharpening stories to crafting headlines.

August 12, 2000 Resources

Head hints from Newark

Joel Pisetzner offers his thoughts on the basics of the jigsaw puzzle that is headline writing.

June 1, 2000 Resources

Words commonly confused

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.