Contemporary Editing by Ceclia Friend; Katherine C. McAdams; Cecilia Friend
Addresses the many facets of newspaper editing from grammar and design to questions of ethics in a multimedia culture. The textbook's 16 chapters are organized into three parts: basic skills; special issues in copy editing; and editing issues beyond the story itself, including photographs, graphics, page design, and Web editing.
The Copy Editing and Headline Handbook by Barbara G. Ellis
Whether editing on a computer or on the printed page, for a newspaper or for a magazine, Ellis shows how to clean, organize, and proof copy like a pro. Special sections focus on libel, captions, forbidden words, job hazards, and head counts.
Editing for Writers by Lois Johnson Rew; Lois Johnson
Includes comments from professional writers and editors; and clear explanations of the guidelines for grammar, punctuation, word choice, sentence construction, and document organization.
Handbook for Proofreading by Laura Killen Anderson
Presents text and proofreading exercises, as well as step-by-step instructions for proofreading thoroughly, accurately, and efficiently.
Go Ahead, Proof It! English and Grammar by K. D. Sullivan
Straightforward and easy to use, this guide has been designed especially for the nonprofessional. This uncomplicated resource explains the difference between ordinary reading and proofreading, offers techniques for efficient proofreading, and shows how to us an editorial style sheet.
Unbiased Editing in a Diverse Society by Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
This reference helps identify and eliminate prejudices that often inadvertently appear in print and electronic media; examines issues and policies regarding bias and style; explores various style recommendations; and offers examples of biased statements, with options.
The Copyeditor's Handbook by Amy Einsohn
Addressed to copyeditors in book publishing and corporate communications, this lively, practical manual explains what copyeditors do, what they look for when they edit a manuscript, and how they develop the editorial judgment needed to make sound decisions.