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Saturday, November 16 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Copy Editing -- with Humor!

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Copy editing is important whether you're a reporter, photographer, editor, multimedia storyteller or student in your first journalism or mass communication class. Thoughtful copy editing helps make all kinds of stories, captions and headlines shine. Let's talk about your favorite -- and most frustrating -- experiences with copy editing. How to improve? How to combat auto-correct on our devices? How can we more effectively learn AP style? Hypothetically, how might you feel if you spotted a snafu after your work was already coffee edited? We will tackle editing and profreading exercises to learn from each other. See what happens when coy editing is inconsistent. Oops!

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Lydia Lum

Freelance journalist and part-time journalism educator
Lydia Lum is a longtime Bay Area freelance journalist working for magazines and college websites whose career began as a full-time reporter for Texas daily newspapers. Currently, Lydia is pursuing a master's degree in mass communication alongside her freelance work. She has taught... Read More →


Saturday November 16, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am PST
DBH 222

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