Sep 22, 2019  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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COMM 204 - Copy Editing


Writing involves the art of rewriting. In this lecture/laboratory class students develop skills to edit their own work and that of others by learning the theory and practice of copy editing. Students will learn how to read various types of texts to assess their meaning, clarity and completeness; they will sharpen their grammar and spelling skills, and learn how to check facts using websites familiar to working journalists; they will learn how to rewrite stories and write headlines. The Associated Press Style Book and Manual will be used.



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