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Tightening for clarity

Description Journalistic writing is much more tightly written than writing most students have done before. It’s written for an audience that doesn’t have much time and wants information quickly and understandably. Something that you can write in three words is usually better than something taking seven. …

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Editing cutlines and captions

Description Students will learn to edit and revise cutlines, also called captions, for style, length and accuracy.   Objectives Students will ensure cutlines are accurate. Students will edit cutlines to include all necessary parts. Students will consider the importance of word choice and style.   Common …

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