Journalists from the Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel joined more than 90 professors at the AEJMC convention in Chicago to talk about how to train tomorrow's editors. But when the workshop was over, many at the session kept on talking. Details on the session - and information on how to get the session's DVD of resources - are inside.
John Bremner turned his students into disciples for copy editing. A copy editor, he preached, was the "guardian of his newspaper's character and reputation." Watch a video of Bremner in action, and download a copy of "HTK," his guide to writing headlines.
Help your students prepare for the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund editing test by letting them practice on actual exams from previous years. You can also use the tests as classroom exercises. Answer keys included, as well as information on how the tests are graded.
This link takes you to collection of quizzes in various file formats, including a format that allows you to import the quizzes into your Blackboard 6 site. You'll also find instructions on how to do that.