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Saturday, October 26 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Working Without a Net...and Avoiding Plagiarism

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You used to have an army of people who could check your work before it was published, or you never did. Either way, you're now your own copy editor, proofreader, fact-checker. We'll explore ways you can edit your own work better, finding those pesky mistakes before a reader can call you out on them. And while we're at it, we'll explore ways of preventing and spotting plagiarism, black eyes on the journalism industry. JAWS teamed up with ACES and several other journalism organizations to write a book on the issue, and we'll share some its recommendations. 

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Teresa Schmedding - 2015 Board Member

Managing Editor/President, Rotary International/ACES
Teresa Schmedding is the president of the ACES: The Society for Editing and the managing editor of Rotary International
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Merrill Perlman

Freelance Editor, Merrill Perlman Consulting
Merrill Perlman spent 25 years at The New York Times in jobs ranging from copy editor to director of copy desks, in charge of all 150-plus copy editors at The Times. (Both titles are, sadly, now extinct at The Times.) Now, she's a freelance editor and trains writers and editors for... Read More →

Saturday October 26, 2013 10:30am - 11:45am EDT
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