Southeast ACES to gather

The next meeting of the Southeast chapter of the American Copy Editors Society is set. Here are the details:

WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 27, from 1 to 5 p.m.

WHERE: The Herald in Rock Hill, S.C.

THE TOPICS

  • Moderating a Web site and what it means for copy editors.
  • Sports as news: When does a sports story need to move into the news section? Who should handle the copy editing? Is a knowledge of sports necessary to properly handle such a story?
  • Lost on the campaign trail: With so much copy being generated in this election cycle and too little space, how can a copy editor find the wheat among the chaff? What can the copy desk do to help give readers the information they need in forms they can easily digest?
  • What’s Your Beef: A chance for copy editors to talk about what worries them or makes them angry.

For more information, contact Holly Kerfoot at hkerfoot (at) wsjournal.com.

And if you haven’t visited the ACES site lately, check out its spiffy redesign. It will make a copy editor proud, as form follows function.

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