Sensitivity Proofreading – Identifying Loaded Language

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A skilled proofreader goes the extra mile to work with a text mindfully, being constantly aware and alert to words, language, or a tone or voice that could trigger sensitivity, judgement, or be offensive. It is about identifying language that may be outdated or nuanced with controversial undertones that could be biased, unfair, and harmful.

What is Proofreading?

what is proofreading

If you ask someone what proofreaders do, they’ll probably tell you they check the spelling, punctuation, and grammar in a document. And they’re not wrong! That is part of the proofreader’s job, but there’s so much more.

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