Copy editor discusses changes in her job in a more digital world

June 15, 2011

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Teresa Schmedding is Assistant Managing Editor at the 'Daily Herald' and President of the American Copy Editors Society.

As newspapers change so too does the art of copying editing. In addition to fact checking and proofing grammar, copy editors now repackage content for the Web and mobile technologies, like smart phones. So, how does that change their day-to-day existence?

Eight Forty-Eight turned to Teresa Schmedding, Assistant Managing Editor at the Daily Herald and President of the American Copy Editors Society.

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