"People who don’t think online audiences see value in editing might be surprised," Fred Vultee writes on the American Copy Editors Society's website. "Readers are busy, but they aren’t dumb."
Vultee thinks Vice should go ahead and hire the freelance copy editor position it's advertising, despite advice to the contrary from Abraham Hyatt. Hyatt writes that hiring two copy editors at ReadWrite.com turned out to be a "train wreck": The copy editors "slowed the publishing process to a screeching near-halt. And, even more importantly: No. One. Cared." (more...)