Resources

editteach.org - The Knight Ohio Program for Editing and Editing Education gathers and creates resources for editing professors, students and working professionals. The site includes links, downloads and multimedia content, including an interactive headline workshop.

American Copy Editors Society - In addition to information on ACES workshops and conferences, the site offers a strong dose of training.

The Poynter Institute - This may be the mother lode of resource and training materials. Pages of particular interest are Poynter's home for writing/editing material and its resource center. News U offers online training for journalists through self-directed modules, e-seminars and faculty-led courses.

The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education - Several programs are offered, which are designed to expand opportunities for all journalists, especially journalists of color.

The Freedom Forum Diversity Institute - The institute trains mid-career people of color for professional newsroom positions.

Journalismtraining.org - The Society of Professional Journalists created this searchable database to provide a centralized location for journalists seeking information on training opportunities.

Midcareer Institute for Copy Editors - This Knight-funded training opportunity brings 18 copy editors to Chapel Hill, N.C., for one-week training.

No Train, No Gain - The Web site of NewsCoach, a Poynter discussion list for newsroom trainers, offers much of the material created by its members.

44 Tips for Greater Accuracy - Frank Fee at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill collected these strategies to increase accuracy in newswork.

Detroit Free Press' JobsPage - The Detroit Free Press home page for career information includes the Freep Academy, which has several offerings for copy desk training.

The Slot (A Spot for Copy Editors) - Bill Walsh, chief of the copy desk for the national desk of The Washington Post, offers advice and commentary.

The Journalist's Toolbox - The American Press Institute is home to the toolbox, which offers hundreds of resource sites, including the copy editing home.

Newsroom 101 - This collection of style and grammar quizzes by Ron Hartung, associate editor of the Tallahassee Democrat, was posted in collaboration with Gerald Grow, professor of journalism at Florida A&M University.

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund - The site gathers information on the company's workshops, contests and scholarships for high school and college students.