The language corner
Broadcast: Midmorning, 12/30/2011, 10:45 a.m.
Merrill Perlman, professor, writer and former copy editor, has a passion for language. She joins us to discuss her obsession with getting it right, her work as a copy editor and her observations of our evolving language.
- Merrill Perlman: a consultant who works with news organizations, private companies and journalism organizations, specializing in editing and the English language. She spent 25 years at The New York Times in jobs ranging from copy editor to director of copy desks, in charge of all 150-plus copy editors at The Times. Her blog, The Language Corner, is featured on the Columbia Journalism Review website.