Hundreds of thousands of news releases are distributed by wire services every year and the incidences of security violation or fraudulent releases are very rare. Unfortunately, breaches do occur and that is why we all have extensive processes in place to ensure a level of comfort and security for our clients. (more…)
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For media professionals, communication is what it’s all about — clear, concise and sometimes clever messaging is essential. But, if you’ve ever flipped through a technical journal on immunological bioinformatics or a dissertation on electrophoretic systems (both of which are actual disciplines), you probably didn’t understand, much less were able to pronounce, many words even though these documents are (seemingly) written in English. That’s because they were written for an audience that has the vocabulary to understand those concepts. They’re “all Greek” to people within the general population. (more…)
There are no hidden secrets or short-cuts to editorial proofreading, even though, as writers and editors, we sometimes wish there were. Proofreading requires a meticulous attention to detail and a little patience.
Below is a good checklist to ensure your conscientiousness pays off with well-written, easy-to-understand and error-free content: