Copy Edit the World 2

These are screenshots of errors I’ve found. I’ve highlighted the errors in the screenshots as well.

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This in-class assignment for our class has a typo in the title. The word “writing” is missing an i.

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The first screenshot has a critical error: the reporter spelled the woman’s name wrong. The second screenshot shows the same story on a different news site with the woman’s name spelled correctly. It is spelled “Veronica,” not “Vernica.”

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This flyer for San Jose State University’s PHEW (Peer Health Education Workshop) has a couple of errors in the green section. “Latecomers” is not hyphenated. It is one word. Changing the second sentence by adding the word up (“classes will fill up“) makes the sentence more cohesive.

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