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(ed'i-ting)
Process in which a medical transcriptionist makes minor changes in a dictated report such as grammatical errors, inconsistencies, redundancies, or inappropriate remarks without altering the dictator's style.
See also: verbatim transcription

editing

a system that has evolved to correct errors occurring during DNA REPLICATION. The DNA POLYMERASE enzymes involved in DNA replication possess an EXONUCLEASE activity, which serves a ‘proofreading’ and ‘editing’ function. Mistakes, in terms of MISMATCH OF BASES, due to the wrong BASE being inserted during replication, are searched for and excised.
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And the American Society of Newspaper Editors offers an annual journalism education institute for 200 teachers.
Twelve percent of newspaper editors in 1998 looked at gubernatorial candidates' web sites.
Anderson, now Register publisher, is the new president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
newspaper editors, reports Radio Havana's news service (October 26, 1998).
She reveals the social and discursive interconnections of the Black press on multiple levels: Newspaper editors publish in, and freely reprint articles from, each other's papers.
If you want to be a total cynic," Tom Winship adds, "environmental stories run into the toughest lobbies that newspaper editors and publishers face - the real estate and development lobby.
Howard Zinn, the eminent author of A People's History of the United States, has collected in this slim volume the essays he has written over a number of years for such journals as Civil Liberties Review (now defunct) and Z magazine; the transcripts of a radio interview and a few public lectures, and even an angry op-ed-style piece about the 1986 bombing of Tripoli, which found no takers among the nation's newspaper editors.
The primary publication of the principal American city, admired out of all proportion to its actual quality by newspaper EDITORS, who thereafter istruct their REPORTERS never, under any circumstances, to produce an article similar to one that might typically appear there
Recent surveys of radio and television news directors and newspaper editors throughout the nation indicate that health care coverege is now a high priority media topic, especially in television news.
The formal creation of Editors for Safety has ensured close, timely coordination between many newspaper editors and television news directors on cases of attacks/threats on media professionals, and has already resulted in improving the quality of media coverage of such attacks.
But we have a free press and I don't think it is right for politicians to tell newspaper editors what they can and cannot publish.