Dos and Donts (Editing marks).
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Canker-infected citrus trees
found near commercial groves
Trees are close to Callery-Judge groves in an area east of The Acreage
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
Three more canker-infected citrus trees have
been found in Palm Beach County, this time
Quotes and attributions
John Doe said. (Subject first, verb second)
WRONG: said John Doe. NO!
said Jane Doe, an assistant professor at the University of Chicago.
Correct: said Jane Doe, who teaches sociology at the University of Chicago.
PRACTICE STORY WITH NUMBERS *BOLDFACED items
Edit for general accuracy spelling, grammar, etc.
About/Approximately one in every 17 people nationwide
knows someone who has contracted AIDS, and this experience
coupled with education programs
Headlines practice (follow specs in template)
Media Presentation News/Online
BANK: A ringleader pleads guilty of five bank holdups
The ringleader in a series of bank "takeovers" pleaded guilty Thursday to one holdup and
acknowledged taking part in four ot
PRACTICE: Fact-checking with the Internet
Edit the following sentences for factual content. Include the Web sites and references you
use as sources. Do not use user-generated content, such as Wikipedia and IMDB.com.
Those can be used for guidance, but can
1) Trim the four stories below to the assigned lengths.
2) Before making any edits, turn on Track Changes. This will enable your printed version to reflect
the changes you make, even though they dont appear on the scre
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) At least once a week from atop Clinch Mountain, Francis
Collins files an intelligence report.
He calls Tennessee officials to tell them how red, yellow, and gold the forests below his
LAB 1 / HEADLINES I
On a separate template, write headlines for the following
stories. Margins have been preset. Do not alter margins
or fonts. Just type over dummy type.
A man who remained hospitalized Tuesday
after he was shot by Chicago police
AP style entries
You are responsible for memorizing the following entries in The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel
Manual. The class syllabus outlines which entries each quiz will cover.
and How to Use
abbreviations and acronym
A 52-year old Hide Park man was stabbed to death and two
others were injured while they were subduing a suspect in the
stabbing, police said Monday.
The victim, who police identified as Clinton Bennett, of 4321