Missing Components in Writer’s Article

Mr Agarwal, In your TJ article, the following sentence was chopped, as it talked of telecommuting figures, a bit of a diversion from the focus (telecommuting is working from home, and our article is about full-time employees occasionally doing office work out of...

Sub-heads Missing Some ‘Body’

Mr Agarwal, A few things were missing in your article on cloud computing. We use title case in headings and sub-headings in our articles and features. Second, you needed to make sub-heads bold as you do in our news. Then, our ‘sub-headed’ parts are at...

Doing E-mail Interviews

Here’s the step-by-step process of conducting e-mail interviews.   Communicate with the public relations department/secretary, as the case may be. –          Introduce yourself through an e-mail or give a call, explaining what we do and your position in CW...

Check Anti-Editing

Hi, Ankita This is yet another time when I feel that your editing has ended up making the news even worse. The lead in this news from Rahul was edited for one issue, but you ended up leaving out a crucial fact — which Rahul had duly provided, mind you —...

Another Bad Writer

Hi, Sumit. Can you ask this writer to use smaller paragraphs and use sub-headings? If the writer is not providing sub-heads, then you kindly give at least two in a story. But the best is to get the writer to do the needful in the first place. Plus, the write-up could...

Quote Headlines

Hi, Jatin. When your writers take a quote from within the text of the news with the intent of turning it into the headline, you (and they) have to see if that quote can stand alone and make sense to the readers. This is the headline I refer to: “Due to certain date...