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> his infinite wisdom, to insert two words which were not in the original.
> I now realise that it's probably a good idea to get a prior written
> agreement from any editor that any changes in an article will be shown to me before publication, and will only be published with my approval.
Unless you're a Michener or a Crichton, you'll find it impossible to get
If you can prove damage, you certainly have grounds to sue. But that
right doesn't ensure that you'll win.
A letter from a lawyer to the editor will probably convince the mag to
print a retraction/apology if that's all you want.
I haven't had much luck fussing at magazine editors about some change
they made. They believe, rightly or not, that after paying you, they
have that right.
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