Don’t call it a comeback: Why copyediting will rise like a phoenix

Ever the notice the growing number of typos and language errors in magazines, newspapers, and websites? The Atlantic ’s Alexis Madrigal knows the source of these gaffes — a lack of editorial oversight. “In recent years, [editors have] seemed expendable, perhaps because they were still around,” he writes. “Now, though, they’re disappearing. Text goes online with less editing than it did at magazines or newspapers. More and more of us writers are working without regular editor…

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