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Transcript: Grammar for Journalists

From serial commas to infinitives, InTouch Weekly copy chief and grammar geek Garry Wasko lays (or is it lies?) down the law on some of the most troublesome grammar and diction issues that all media professionals should always get right.

December 1, 2003

EXCLUSIVE FOR AVANTGUILD MEMBERS | This is a transcript of mediabistro.com's Grammar for Journalists seminar with Garry Wasko, held September 23, 2003, at the mb offices. Seminar transcripts appear the first week of each month.

Garry Wasko: I'm Garry Wasko, and like it says there I've worked at pretty much every job in journalism for somebody my age. I've been a newspaper reporter and a magazine reporter and an editor and for the last seven or eight years a copy editor. Now I'm a copy editor at InTouch magazine, which is the fairly new celebrity magazine that ...

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