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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Reply #7)

Sat Jun 23, 2012, 09:52 PM

16. TV stations such as the one linked in the OP don't have copy editors. And while many newspapers have

decimated (or worse) their copy desks, TV stations that put their copy online almost never edit it at all. You see a lot of homophone errors on TV websites. Part of the reason is that they sometimes spell hard or confusing words phonetically so the person doesn't stumble on the prompter feed. Part of the reason is because they're not trained as copy editors.

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