Bill Walsh

Quotes: Bill Walsh

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    A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines.
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    If any sort of error is inexcusable, it's an incorrect phone number. One of the cardinal rules of copy editing is that every phone number published must be checked.
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    Machines aren't replacing proofreaders at all. Copy editors, who proofread and much, much more, use spellcheck as a tool but read every word that appears in the paper.
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    Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.
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    We have a lot of players in their first year. Some of them are also in their last year.
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    Writers' bedtimes vary, but few have been spared the shock of a copy editor's early wake-up call.
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    Writing headlines is a specialty - there are outstanding writers who will tell you they couldn't write a headline to save their lives.
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