Editing of Journalistic Texts
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Ajakirjandustekstide toimetamine
Course title in English
Editing of Journalistic Texts
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
During the course students get an idea of what editing is and how to edit a journalistic text. Students obtain both theoretical and practical knowledge in editing.
Brief description of the course
Types of editing procedures, the logic of editing, the meaning of a text. The work of an editor from a stylistic perspective; assessment criteria; communicational errors and the ways to correct them. The ethical side of editing. Readers’ interests and the ways to understand them (subject – title - the opening sentence).
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- getz theoretical and practical editing skills.
Olesja Lagašina, PhD