12/13/12 News Roundup
Copyediting is much more than just correcting grammar. Also in today’s News Roundup: when to draw the line in the sand, some of our favorite words of 2012, pronouncing GIF, and learning from others’ mistakes.
“How Sticklers Give Copyediting a Bad Name”: Correcting grammar and typos is just a small part of what copyeditors do. (The Subversive Copy Editor Blog)
More great articles
- “The Business of Editing: Burning Bridges”: Four questions to help you decide whether to burn that bridge or not. (An American Editor)
- “The Best and Worst Words of 2012”: Ben Zimmer talks about the most popular and least popular words from 2012. (The Leonard Lopate Show)
- “How Do You Pronounce GIF? Does It Matter?”: Let Stan Carey know how you pronounce this Word of the Year. (Sentence First)
- “The Best (and Worst) Media Errors and Corrections of 2012”: Copyeditors can learn a lot from this list. (Regret the Error)