Category Archives: News & Feature Reporting (COM 351)

Common mistakes

Sampling of style and writing edits. Oct. 1, 2012.

On this page are examples of the kinds of changes I suggest when grading students’ papers. I hope that sharing these editing suggestions from time to time will help students improve their writing and learn Associated Press style rules and usage.

About a billion seconds ago

Seeing all the saber-rattling over Iran brings back memories of my college years. I was a student at Rutgers College in New Brunswick, N.J., during the Iran hostage crisis. Continue reading