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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Friday, March 27 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Critical Editing: Finding the Red Flags That You Need to Check

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Even with new fact-checking tools, journalists still need a dose of skepticism. But if you don't have time to question everything, how do you know what to question? This session will look at how to recognize the red flags in copy that require a closer look. It will also look at some of the best ways to address those red flags in an environment where time is at a premium.

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Gerri Berendzen

Knight Visiting News Editor, Columbia Missourian
Gerri Berendzen (@gerrrib) is Knight Visiting News Editor at the Columbia Missourian and a visiting assistant professor of copy editing at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She is also an ACES board member and the director of communications for ACES. During her career in newspapers, she worked as a copy editor and page designer for papers in Missouri and Illinois. Before joining the Missouri School of Journalism, she was in... Read More →

Friday March 27, 2015 10:45am - 12:15pm

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