Another Bad Writer

Hi, Sumit. Can you ask this writer to use smaller paragraphs and use sub-headings? If the writer is not providing sub-heads, then you kindly give at least two in a story. But the best is to get the writer to do the needful in the first place. Plus, the write-up could...

Quote Headlines

Hi, Jatin. When your writers take a quote from within the text of the news with the intent of turning it into the headline, you (and they) have to see if that quote can stand alone and make sense to the readers. This is the headline I refer to: “Due to certain date...

Bad Copy Edited Equally Badly

Hi, Nilankeeta. Kindly edit your writers’ copies thoroughly. Lately, we have found many mistakes in copied edited by you, especially Dr. Alvi’s. Below, I have taken up just one of the articles to discuss a few corrections with you....

Monitor This Writer Closely

Dear Mukti, A follow up of the recent TJ news edited by you revealed a few issues. Kindly take care of such mistakes in your forthcoming edits. We need appropriate, right sized, sharp (not grainy) photos that have not been ‘photoshopped’. The photo that the writer had...

Wordiness and Hyphenation

Hi, Sumit. I haven’t gone through this copy, but on a cursory look, it needs a couple of corrections. http://www.scivista.com/content/20110411/gas-prices-near-all-time-high-price-7812612.html The content at the bottom is coming out all bold; something to do with...