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The Complete Editor, 2nd Edition by Edward Mullins, James Glen Stovall

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The Job of the Editor

 

 

 

The Job of the Editor

Tools of an Editor

The Making of News

Beginning the Editing Process

Modern Challenges

Exercises

The St. Paul Pioneer Press shocked its readers—many of them avid fans of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball team—on March 10, 1999, by publishing a story that exposed academic dishonesty by members of the team and its coaches. The story, which had been weeks in the making, appeared in print just one day before the team was set to tip off against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Many Gophers fans believed that the team had a chance to make it to the Final Four that year.

Instead, because of the story, four members of the team, two ...

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