Tag: jargon

Brush up on your editing terms

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Writer and editors have various terms and jargon that go with the profession. Here are just a few of the commonly used terms and their definitions. Article tracking form: A form used to follow the progress of an article through the production process. Big picture editing: Editing with attention to the overall structure. Callout: A quote from the…

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Magazine Jargon Definitions for the Publishing Newbie

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If you are new to magazine publishing you may hear a bunch of terms that you are not familiar with. Here is a list of common jargon and their definitions to help get you started: Bleeds: If type or imagery extends beyond the trim edge of a page it is called a bleed. Callout: A…

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Avoid Jargon that Alienates Readers

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Every industry has its own language. Using expressions that are familiar to your audience is an important part of effective communication. However, sometimes such language also excludes. Content that is meant to connect creates distance when the jargon isn’t readily understood. How much jargon to include? The primary consideration for any communication is to consider…

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