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Should editors give the public what it wants?

Howard Allaway

Should editors give the public what it wants?

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Published by School of Journalism, University of Nebraska in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Crawford, Robert Platt, 1893-,
    • Journalism -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesStudies in Nebraska journalism,, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4857 .A4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 9 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5815299M
      LC Control Number60062975
      OCLC/WorldCa782115

      Nor is it my purpose tonight to discuss or defend the televising of Presidential press conferences. Your editor is not making it up. While an agent, she guided over sixty books through publication, including multiple New York Times bestsellers. On many earlier occasions, I have said--and your newspapers have constantly said--that these are times that appeal to every citizen's sense of sacrifice and self-discipline. Advertisement: What would throw a spanner in the works, however, would be even lower prices on traditionally published e-books. If in the last few months your White House reporters and photographers have been attending church services with regularity, that has surely done them no harm.

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The role is far more than just commissioning. Welcome it -- but if you honestly disagree with or don't understand a change, let the editor know and ask for the rationale. Gillian: If you can afford to do a publishing course or undertake an internship then do.

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Yes, the words were correctly spelled, but they were the wrong words, such as "her" for "here" and "there" for "their. An editor will. Alison: I have a very lovely list of authors that I work on here, including number one bestseller Jo Nesbo and Henning Mankell, creator of Kurt Wallander, as well as exciting up and coming authors like the brilliant Stuart Neville.

On the contrary, in recent months I have rarely heard any complaints about political bias in the press except from a few Republicans.

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