Re: Are editors still needed today?

Subject: Re: Are editors still needed today?
From: "wondersofone -at- gmail -dot- com" <wondersofone -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>, yehoshua paul <yehoshua -dot- p -at- technicalwriting -dot- com>, tech2wr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 18:53:38 -0700

Gene, does that mean none of your writer's work is edited at all? And
you rely solely on their skills? Just curious.

On 6/6/12, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> 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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Are editors still needed today?: From: yehoshua paul
Re: Are editors still needed today?: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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