Intro to Editing

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/4/11 An Introduction to Editing Business Communications Source: Jessica Renaud, Temple University
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5/4/11 Five Levels of Editing Substantive Editing Copyediting Mechanical Editing Technical Editing Editing Visuals
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5/4/11 Substantive Editing q provides an evaluation of the actual content for accuracy , logical flow , and audience . primary challenge with poor writing, and no amount of good mechanics or copyediting can cover over a main point problem in writing.
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5/4/11 Substantive: Precision Relevant details, data, and specifics Doing all the necessary research Balancing technical jargon with readability
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5/4/11 Substantive: Precision IMPRECISE: “Every argument I read seemed reasonable; however, after careful study, I realized the first argument seemed to have captured my feelings about the issue.” PRECISE: “Judge Bork’s decision in the Smith case was bold—even daring—but ultimately I agreed with Justice Martin. His summation best captured the human toll that Exxon’s policies had taken.”
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5/4/11 Substantive: Precision Too general: l In the first two chapters of Leading Quietly , Joseph Badaracco, Jr. discusses ethical dilemmas. He illustrates ways of dealing with these dilemmas using examples of other leaders. He discusses three different dilemmas, faced by three different people, and handled three different ways. Each case was unique and interesting in how the leader was able to overcome several obstacles many face in an everyday
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