Sub Editing

Main topics of study:

Quark:

  • What is Quark?
  • Technology & the Sub

Editorial Production:

  • Creating News
  • Newsroom
  • Copytaster
  • Measuring the News
  • News Patterns
  • Production
  • Production Start Up

Design & Typography:

  • Format
  • Balance of Contents
  • Roles
  • Designing the Pages
  • Typography
  • Using Type
  • Design Workshop

Pictures:

  • Role of Pictures
  • Sources
  • Photo Briefing
  • Choosing Pictures
  • Editing Pictures
  • Design

Text:

  • Editing
  • Checking Sources
  • Making It Fit
  • Editing the Page
  • Order & Shape
  • Introduction
  • Delayed Drop
  • Story Sequence
  • Quotes
  • Geography
  • Time

Language:

  • Sentence
  • Paragraphs
  • Punctuation
  • Right Word
  • Cliches
  • Vogue Words
  • Misused Words
  • House Style
  • Journalese

Writing Headlines:

  • Words
  • Symbols
  • Accuracy
  • Headline Punctuation
  • Abbreviations
  • Content

Headline Typography:

  • Shape
  • Arrangement
  • Type Style
  • Character Counts
  • Spacing
  • Creativity
  • Alternative Words
  • Caption Writing
  • Contents Bills

Rewriting:

  • When to Rewrite
  • Revising & Editionising

Subbing & the Law:

  • Legal Traps
  • Privilege

Handling a Running Story:

  • Dealing with the Text

Features:

  • Planning & Design
  • Editing & Projection