Friday, October 24, 2003

Poynter has some tips on copy editing for diversity, with specifics. A sneak peek:
Dedicate yourself to remembering this one point: Diversity is not just racial; it can be political, and it can also be economic. And also remember that no one person speaks for any one group. There are leaders who are black, but there is no such thing as a "black leader." Any community includes a wide spectrum of people. Would we ever say "white leader?" Say what you mean, and be specific.


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