Editors caught 12,215 errors in PR Newswire press releases—last month

The editorial team at the news distribution company shares tips to help reduce those errors—and reveals one embarrassing error that it caught.

So far in 2011, the teams have corrected 33,831 errors.

In a blog post published Monday, PR Newswire editor Kate Galo said:

“The PR Newswire editorial team frequently catches obvious mistakes in press releases submitted for distribution over the wire—the missing quotation marks, the website that doesn’t end in .com (or .org, etc.). But did you know we also read every release carefully, double checking minute details?”

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