When should you and when should you not edit ludicrous materials? And we don’t mean the funny-haha stuff. Does the editor’s code of ethics preclude the editing of hooey or require it? Weigh the factors in my How To column at Copyediting.com:
- Who Edits Hooey
- Who Doesn’t Edit Hooey
- What Is Hooey
- The Problem With Hooey
Circus photo by David Blackwell, used under CC BY-2.0 license.