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Deb Howell’s Column About Copy Editors Could Have Typos In It

Wrote Washington Post ombudsman Deb Howell in an internal posting on the WaPo’s messaging system at 8:08pm last night:

    I intend to write a column soon on copy editors, which appear to be a vanishing breed in the newspaper business — something that worries me greatly. I would appreciate any anecdotes or anything else that would be helpful.

Wrote Washington Post ombudsman Deb Howell in an internal posting on the WaPo’s messaging system at 8:41pm last night:

    The bells tolls for me. Vince Rinehart just noted that my note said copy editors, which. Sted copy editors, who. Arg.
    Couldn’t live without Vince or the editorial copy desk, who clean me up every week.

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