Re: "The World of Technical Communication and Writing"

Subject: Re: "The World of Technical Communication and Writing"
From: Scott Bulloch <scott -dot- bulloch -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:17:09 -0700

You can add "information developer" to that list.
That's my title/role.

On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 7:31 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
wrote:

> As I see it, we are feuding amongst ourselves as to whether we are
> "technical writers" or "technical communicators," correct?
>
> Craig
>
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> Mike Starr
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>
> I complained loudly when STC expunged the terms "technical writer" and
> "technical writing" from its website in favor of "technical communicator"
> and "technical communication". All because a vocal contingent among the
> membership felt that "technical writer" and "technical writing" were too
> limiting in representing all of the voodoo that we do. The whole world
> searches for "technical writer"or "technical writing" and they effectively
> took the organization out of the search results for those terms. That was
> several years ago and I don't know if they've seen the error of their ways.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Mike
> --
> Mike Starr, Writer
> Technical Writer - Online Help Developer - WordPress Websites
> Graphic Designer - Desktop Publisher - Custom Microsoft Word templates
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>
> On 6/26/2015 4:21 AM, Gene Kim-Eng wrote:
> > I think this problem is inherent with "communication," which is why I
> > have never liked "technical communications."
> >
> > Gene Kim-Eng
>
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References:
Re: "The World of Technical Communication and Writing": From: Chris Despopoulos
Re: "The World of Technical Communication and Writing": From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: "The World of Technical Communication and Writing": From: Mike Starr
RE: "The World of Technical Communication and Writing": From: Cardimon, Craig

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