Tips for Editors

March 2002
Nieman Reports;Spring2002, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p27
Presents tips for editors. Advice on getting a reporter to better organize his story; Tips on helping reporters and writers who have problems with voice; Importance of breaking project materials into chapters. INSET: Tips for Editors.


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