The Common Mistakes in Writing for Print

Oct 15

People do not notice that there are some errors in the articles that are published by newspaper companies. Some of the mistakes can be easily determined by a co-writer. On the other hand, it sometimes cannot be seen by the usual readers. For the ordinary people to know what are the mistakes of the write-ups in a newspaper, keep on reading.


Unnecessary Words

Sometimes, print writers tend to use too many sentences or perhaps phrases. This causes the informationl to be jumbled which makes the readers confuse and will eventually lead to discontinue reading. Being concise is the name of the game.

Long Sentences

Most of the time readers just read and read withoutll knowing that the article they are reading takes them 10 minutes for it to end. Actually, in writing for newspapers, it should be straight to the point unless it a feature story wherein you need to use fancy words.


Unknown Words

One rule in writing is to be specific to the words that are used because the mass will read the newspaper and not intelligent individuals. Sometimes, many people read in the newspaper the words that are not familiar to them. This leads to annoyance of the reader and find another article to read on.

Improper Review

This is the most important part in creating the story. After the first draft. there must be a person to review the article to avoid some words or perhaps sentences that are not needed in the article. Through this, writers have the chance to correct themselves and prevent getting caught with libelous and offensive statements.



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