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Discussion notes: editing for the web

May 13, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: editing.

Do you need to talk with your editing students about the special considerations of editing for the web? Do you need to get your online journalism students up to speed as editors? has put together some discussion notes that you can use to introduce your editors to some of the things they will need to thing about in editing for the web, things such as linking, wordiness, chunking, pull quotes and other devices.

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Finding links

May 2, 2006 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalism.

An important part of becoming a web journalist/editor is finding good links to include with the stories and web packages that you are in charge of. This is a skill that requires experience and judgment as well as knowledge about how to establish links on a web page. A journalist skilled in linking recognizes the • Read More »