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#Tip of the day for journalists: Avoid common mistakes

January 7th, 2013Posted by in Top tips for journalists
Image by toxickore on Flickr. Some rights reserved

Image by toxickore on Flickr. Some rights reserved

Here is a post for sharing with anyone who gets confused between words such as practice / practise, effect / affect, stationery / stationary.

Journalist and tutor Simon Townsend has put together a list of common errors. See ‘wrong words make you look silly‘.

It was brought to our attention on this long-running conversation on our forum on ‘pet hates when reading copy‘.

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