Journalists from the Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel joined more than 90 professors at the AEJMC convention in Chicago to talk about how to train tomorrow's editors. But when the workshop was over, many at the session kept on talking. Details on the session - and information on how to get the session's DVD of resources - are inside.
How important is copy editing in the world of new media? For Ju-Don Roberts, managing editor of washingtonpost.com, copy editing was "the single best role I've had" to prepare for an online journalism career. See what the other panelists had to say to more than 100 professors at the sixth annual breakfast.
John Bremner turned his students into disciples for copy editing. A copy editor, he preached, was the "guardian of his newspaper's character and reputation." Watch a video of Bremner in action, and download a copy of "HTK," his guide to writing headlines.
How do we teach editing to students entering an increasingly online world? More than 90 editing professors joined the fifth annual breakfast to hear from industry pros, swap teaching tips and share ideas.