Effective Quality Assurance in User-Generated Content
Is there a place for editors in user-generated content (UGC) online? If so, how can they effectively ensure quality? Social media platforms have started to...
Tired of “Safe” Typefaces? Letterforms J-a-g-e-n to the Rescue
“Using type well is an art, but the principles underlying the uses of type are also based on research.” —C. D. Rude (2002) in Longman’s...
Creating Your Own Code of Editing Ethics
As editors, we will come across many ethical situations. How can we best be prepared to respond to them? When we receive a piece to...
Editing and Research: Beware of Burning Out
Taking on more responsibility may not yield higher productivity. A heavy load might affect your career in the long run. Journal editors quickly learn how...
When Newsrooms Cut Copy Editors
Copy editors are a valuable resource to prevent the risk and cost of reprinting due to errors. Between 2002 and 2012, the workforce of copy...
Why You Need to Update Your Style Guide
An updated style guide helps establish a brand and keep all writers and editors in your company consistent. If you write or edit for any...
Which Fonts Are Best for Dyslexia?
Millions of Americans live with the learning disability dyslexia. Special fonts have been developed in the past to help, but are they really working? Dyslexia is...