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5 Things Copy Editors Always Need

There are somethings that never go out of style, they are always needed in the newsroom and just because technology advances  doesn’t mean these things go out of style.

1. Copy editors will always need the AP style book. Whether it’s online or in printed form, it is absolutely an essential tool for working in the newsroom.

2. Something else that will always been needed is a good dictionary.

3. Copy editors will need the support of  other staff and that won’t change no matter how much technology we have

4. Something that will follow into the future of copy editing is being able to work by oneself for 8 hours a day in relative solitude.

5. Copy editors can always rely on the Internet and its vast resources for mostly everything they needed before there was an Internet.

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