A. Copyreading & Headline Writing

  1. Experience

Being a copy reader is no simple task.  There is more to copyreading than  meets the eye. Copyreading is a heavy task because it requires knowledge of the english language. The knowledge to correct errors and polish outputs to claim its highest value. – I have experienced all of this, as the copyreader of our school paper in Impasugong National High School in Bukidnon.It is my duty to recheck the outputs of our writers and editors. Below is an example of a  short article and how i corrected it.


a. CAMP BLOG 2009!

(output with errors)

Pampanga Agricultural College, Angeles City, Pampanga is the venue of the first ever camp blog workshop of students and teacherst. The participant come  from all over the country. They took an assessment  examination before they were selected. The Camp Blog which aims to develiop the skills of the top 60 Participants will last for 10 days.


b. CAMP BLOG 2009!

(output with no errors)

Pampanga Agricultural College, Angeles City, Pampanga is the venue of the first ever Camp Blog workshop of students and teachers. The participant come  from all over the country. They took an assessment  examination before they were selected. The Camp Blog which aims to develop the skills of the top 60 participants will last for 10 days.


Headline Writing

In writing headlines, the headline should match the specified topic. It must be a headline pointing out directly to the topic giving the readers an idea about the content of the article. The headline must have a striking effect upon the readers before they even start reading its content, it is necessary this way so that the article will attract readers.

2. Symbols

3. Summary

Copyreading is a field of journalism wherein the copyreader finalizes and rechecks articles that needs correction.

Campus Journalism

May 25, 2009

( based on real life experience)

A. Copyreading & Headline

  1. Experiences -

Being a copyreader is no simple task, yes of course it is merely correcting and finalizing outputs. But there is more to copyreading than what meets the eye. Copyreading is a heavy task for since it requires precise knowledge in all aspects of english. The knowledge to correct errors and polish outputs to claim its highest value. – – I have experienced all of this, as the copyreader of Imapasugong National High School back in Bukidnon. It is my duty to recheck the outputs given to me to make sure all of its contents are valid and accurate. Here is a short example of an output with error upto how it was corrected.

a. CAMP BLOG 2009!

Pampanga Agricultural College, Angeles City Pampanga – the venue of the first ever camp blog workshop composed of students and teachers alike. Students and teacchers from al over the Phillipines and given assesment exams to pick out the top 60 who will attend camp blog. The workshop will last for 10 days of training to develiop the skills of the top 60 Participants.

(output with errors)

b. CAMP BLOG 2009!

Pampanga Agricultural College, Angeles City Pampanga – the venue of the first ever camp blog workshop composed of students and teachers alike. Students and teacchers from al over the Philippines and given assesment exams to pick out the top 60 who will attend camp blog. The workshop will last for 10 days of training to develop the skills of the top 60 participants.

(output with no errors)

Headline Writing

In writing headlines, the headline should match the specified topic. It must be of the constant number of units required. It must also be a headline pointing out directly to the topic giving the readers idea about the content of the article. The headline must have a striking effect upon the readers before they even start reading its content, it is neccesry this way so that the article will attract readers.

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