Interesting reading

  • Jeff Bailey of BusinessJournalism.org on the importance of headlines and cutlines in the age of smaller copy desks.
  • Wendy Parker of Ink-Drained Kvetch on the need for copy editors and reporters to have a Plan B in their careers, as discussed at the regional conference of the American Copy Editors Society.
  • John Ryan of the Redding Record Searchlight, on the difference between copy editors and proofreaders, and why we need more of the former.