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The Editor's Companion

By: Janet Mackenzie

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016685

ISBN: 0-521-60569-5

Condition: New


As the knowledge economy takes shape, editors face many challenges: technology is transforming publishing, text is losing out to graphics, and writing is distorted by clich? hype and spin. More than ever, editors are needed to add value to information and to rescue readers from boredom and confusion. The Editor’s Companion explains the traditional skills of editing for publication and how to adapt them for digital production. It describes the editorial tasks for all kinds of print and screen publications - from fantasy novels, academic texts and oral history to web pages, government document... View more info