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Discussion notes: Responsibilities of the editor

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

Getting your editing students in the right frame of mind to become editors is a challenge for any editing teacher. JPROF.com has a set of discussion notes that contain many of the points you might want to make with your students at the beginning of an editing class. Above all, students should be taught that editors are the people who make decisions about the entire publication or web site, and they have to take responsibility for what is included in the publication. A reporter’s mistake becomes their mistake if they do not take steps to correct it.

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