Re: Are editors still needed today?

Subject: Re: Are editors still needed today?
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: yehoshua paul <yehoshua -dot- p -at- technicalwriting -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 08:58:39 -0700

Considering how long it has been since I could get the budget to have an
editor (nine years), the fact that none of my work or departments have
crashed and burned without an editor is probably an indication that I don't
NEED an editor. But if I could get the budget, I would still WANT one.

Gene Kim-Eng

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 6:41 AM, yehoshua paul <
yehoshua -dot- p -at- technicalwriting -dot- com> wrote:

> This article was written by a friend of mine who works in marketing. As sad
> as this is, I tend to agree. When companies end up targeting global
> audiences the level of English is not that critical. I know that the only
> person who will notice if I miss a period, or forget to capitalize a word
> is me. Professional pride, and the need to keep my writing skills prevents
> me from doing so, but does my target audience really care? I don't think
> so.

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