Gone are the days where multiple people in a newsroom would be responsible for content published in the public eye. With the ability to tweet, blog and podcast straight from your phone and onto your work or personal platform, it's now more important than ever that reporters are able to self-edit their work and remove the errors that a copy editor would have caught.
In this article from Steve Buttry at IJNet, readers are given six tips to help them do just that, from mastering SEO headlines to improving your grammar and word usage.
Buttry also suggests working with an accuracy checklist while interviewing and writing, which will remind journalists to include all the necessary facts into their piece, and double-check names and details before publishing.
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