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Copy Edit This! New York Times Editing Quiz

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Suddenly enemy machine gunners opened fire at about 10:15 A. See what we do before you decide you can live without it. In his last letter to George A. We will learn and we will adapt. Blown out of press headquarters at Anzio, almost killed by our own planes at St. We worry, in short, that the newsroom has forgotten why these layers of editing were created in the first place. I learnt more in the first six months of my current job than I did in several professional courses, and where I am now compared to where I was when I started, it really is night and day.

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Copy Edit Tihs!

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This is about 30 minutes of latitude, or about 34 miles, due south of the position at which she struck the iceberg. He might have rested with that. So yesterday on Ie a doughfoot, white and tense, looked up from a thin-faced, gray-haired figure prone beside him. He will be buried here on Ie Jima unless we are notified otherwise. The letter, to Executive Editor Dean Baquet and Managing Editor Joe Kahn, comes after a committee at The Times interviewed editors for reconstituted jobs at the paper. He journeyed to Hollywood to watch Burgess Meredith impersonate him in the film version of his books and last January he left for San Francisco, bound for the wars again--the Pacific this time.


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Titanic Sinks Four Hours After Hitting Iceberg; 866 Rescued By Carpathia, Probably 1,250 Perish; Ismay Safe, Mrs. Astor Maybe, Noted Names Missing

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In 1937 he was in Alaska, writing of simple folk and of their labors, their hopes, their desires. For that achievement, the nation owes him its unending gratitude. We ask that you believe in us. But we still believe in The Times. We take some solace in the fact that we have been assured repeatedly that copy editors are highly respected here.

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Ernie Pyle Is Killed on Ie Island; Foe Fired When All Seemed Safe

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Some of those sentences, even corrected, were oddly worded. He was managing editor of The Washington News from 1932 to 1935, when he wearied of desk work and started a roving assignment, writing pieces as he went. I have just passed along the link to this post to my Writing Creative Nonfiction students. He did not glorify war, but he did glorify the nobility, the simplicity and heroism of the American fighting man. Pyle had just talked with a general commanding Army troops and Lieut. Another burst hit the road over our heads and I fell back into the ditch.

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The New York Times Copy Editor Salaries

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Pyle answered the telephone in a calm but very low voice. The place you can really shine, assuming your editing is solid, is with your story ideas. Pyle will live in the hearts of all service men who revered him as a comrade and spokesman. Herald-Argus and moved on a few months later to a desk job on The Washington D. His columns, done in foxholes, brought home all the hurt, horror, loneliness and homesickness that every soldier felt. Dewey said today that the death of Mr.

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The New York Times Copy Editor Salaries

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He wrote of Devil's Island, of all South America, which he toured by plane. At 10 o'clock we were fired on by a Jap machine gun on a ridge above us. All her boats are accounted for and about 655 souls have been saved of the crew and passengers, most of the latter presumably women and children. As with anything else in life, it can be jarring to do something totally new and foreign. I actually really love copy editing and tinkering with writing in general, but this quiz made me see how little I know about journalistic writing styles and guidelines. Journalistic writing is its own thing, for sure.

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Copy Edit This! Quiz No. 5 from the New York Times : grammar

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The median score on this quiz is 27. At 11:36 o'clock the Titanic informed the Olympic that they were putting the women off in boats and instructed the Olympic to have her boats read to transfer the passangers. The Titanic said she had struck an iceberg and was in immediate need of assistance, giving her position as latitude 41:46 north and longitude 50:14 west. Maybe I'll try it again in Chrome instead of Firefox. Eleanor Roosevelt followed his writings as avidly as any farmer's wife or city tenement mother with sons in service. I don't know if my career path is in any way typical, but I began by taking freelance proofreading jobs for local businesses while I was working in retail. This will be one of the best ways you can prepare for an edit test.

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New York Times copy desk to top editors: ‘You have turned your backs on us’

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We have no doubt that our diploma graduates would pass with highest marks. Then Marley has a spiritual awakening. We copy editors understand that our roles will have to change, that we must find ways to edit more efficiently, and that The Times must evolve into a nimbler, more visual, more digitally focused news outlet. We need some interesting, wise folks over there. We worry that the errors and serious breaches of Times standards that copy editors catch each day will go unnoticed — until we are embarrassed into making corrections.

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New York Times copy desk to top editors: ‘You have turned your backs on us’

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Editing and proof-reading are very particular, essential skills. The Titanic had foundered at about 2:20 A. But as we continue this difficult transition, we ask that you sharply increase the available positions for the 109 copy editors, as well as an unknown number of other staff members, who have effectively lost their jobs as a result of your actions. Titanic Sinks Four Hours After Hitting Iceberg; 866 Rescued By Carpathia, Probably 1,250 Perish; Ismay Safe, Mrs. By September, 1944, he was a thin, sad-eyed little man gone gray at the temples, his face seamed, his reddish hair thinned. The Virginian advised the Marconi station almost immediately that she was proceeding toward the scene of the disaster.

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