The Associated Press Stylebook

The Associated Press Stylebook Author Associated Press
ISBN-10 0606373047
Year 2015-07-14
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher
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Newly revised and updated, an essential handbook for writers, editors and PR specialists serves up more than 3,000 entries in A-to-Z format, covering The Associated Press rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, abbreviation and word

The Associated Press Guide To Punctuation

The Associated Press Guide To Punctuation Author Rene J. Cappon
ISBN-10 9780465004027
Year 2007-03-20
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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More people write for the Associated Press than for any other news service, and more writers take their style and word-usage cues from this world-famous institution than from any other journalism source. In the no-nonsense, authoritative tradition of the best-selling AP Stylebook, the top editors at the AP have now written the definitive guide to punctuation. From the when and how of the ampersand to the rules for dashes, slashes, and brackets; from the correct moment for the overused exclamation point to the rules of engagement for the semicolon, The AP Guide to Punctuation is an invaluable and easy-to-use guide to the most important aspect of clear and persuasive writing.

The Associated Press Stylebook for Alaska

The Associated Press Stylebook for Alaska Author Dean M. Gottehrer
ISBN-10 0945397879
Year 2000
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Epicenter Press
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Alaska is the only state with its own AP stylebook. This easy-to-use manual defines and explains the northern state -- names, language, and peculiar usage; cultural and historical background; research sources; and a compendium of other facts and figures.

Writing and Reporting News A Coaching Method

Writing and Reporting News  A Coaching Method Author Carole Rich
ISBN-10 9781305537842
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Pulling examples straight from recent headlines, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS: A COACHING METHOD, 8e uses tips and techniques from revered writing coaches and award-winning journalists to help you develop the writing and reporting skills you need to succeed in the changing world of journalism. Full-color photographs and a strong storytelling approach keep you captivated throughout the book. An entire chapter is devoted to media ethics, while ethical dilemmas in each chapter give you practice working through ethical issues before you face them on the job. Offering the most up-to-date coverage available, the Eighth Edition fully integrates multimedia content into the chapters-reflecting the way the news world actually operates. It also includes an all-new book glossary featuring many of the newer terms used in Journalism. Integrating new trends in the convergence of print, broadcast, and online media, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS equips you with the fundamental skills you need for media careers now-and in the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage 5th Edition

The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage  5th Edition Author Allan M. Siegal
ISBN-10 9781101903223
Year 2015-02-24
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Three Rivers Press
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The premier source for journalists, now revised and updated for 2015. Does the White House tweet? Or does the White House post on Twitter? Can "text" be a verb and also a noun? When should you link? For anyone who writes--short stories or business plans, book reports or news articles--knotty choices of spelling, grammar, punctuation and meaning lurk in every line: Lay or lie? Who or whom? That or which? Is Band-Aid still a trademark? It's enough to send you in search of a Martini. (Or is that a martini?) Now everyone can find answers to these and thousands of other questions in the handy alphabetical guide used by the writers and editors of the world's most authoritative news organization. The guidelines to hyphenation, punctuation, capitalization and spelling are crisp and compact, created for instant reference in the rush of daily deadlines. The 2015 edition is a revised and condensed version of the classic guide, updated with solutions to problems that plague writers in the Internet age: · How to cite links and blogs · How to handle tweets, hashtags and other social-media content · How to use current terms like “transgender,” or to choose thoughtfully between "same-sex marriage" and "gay marriage" With wry wit, the authors have created an essential and entertaining reference tool. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Associated Press Guide to News Writing

The Associated Press Guide to News Writing Author René Jacques Cappon
ISBN-10 0130536792
Year 1991
Pages 162
Language en
Publisher Arco
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A guide to writing style for all reporters, feature writers, editors, and journalism students. Demonstrates sound professional techniques to give stories clarity, precision and polish.

Writing for the Mass Media

Writing for the Mass Media Author James G. Stovall
ISBN-10 0133863271
Year 2014-07-23
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Pearson College Division
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A clear and effective introduction to media writing Writing for the Mass Media offers clear writing, simple organization, abundant exercises, and precise examples that give students information about media writing and opportunities to develop their skills as professional writers. With a focus on a converged style of media writing, and converting that style into real work, this ninth edition maintains its classic and effective text/workbook format while staying ahead of the curve and preparing students for their future careers. MyCommunicationLab is an integral part of the Stovall program. MediaShare allows students to post speeches and share them with classmates and instructors. Interactive videos provide students with the opportunity to watch and evaluate sample speeches. Online self-assessments and pre- and post-tests help students assess their comfort level with public speaking and their knowledge of the material.

Inside Reporting

Inside Reporting Author Tim Harrower
ISBN-10 0073526177
Year 2012-06-22
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
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No other textbook offers a more engaging and accessible approach to newswriting than Inside Reporting. While emphasizing the basics, this new edition offers a wealth of information on digital reporting and packaging stories in modern, interactive ways. It also includes more useful advice on feature writing—from stories to reviews and column-writing—than any other textbook in the field.

Mass Media Law 2007 2008 Edition with PowerWeb

Mass Media Law  2007 2008 Edition with PowerWeb Author Don R. Pember
ISBN-10 007327898X
Year 2006
Pages
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
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This market-leading text discusses the most relevant mass media legal decisions, from the Constitution to the most recent Supreme Court sessions, in relation to their relevance to modern American law. From the Internet to political advertising laws, Mass Media Law examines the current issues that are shaping the United States' legal system. Known for its clear explanations and its consistent pedagogy, the text includes mid-chapter summaries, a table of cases, a separate additional table of contents for Internet-related cases and issues, and more. The new edition has been heavily revised to include many new cases and updated coverage of important current media law concerns, including the right of reporters to protect their sources, censorship problems related to terrorism, file sharing, and the law of privacy and ethics.

Associated Press Broadcast News Handbook

Associated Press Broadcast News Handbook Author Brad Kalbfeld
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105028648439
Year 2001
Pages 476
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill
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Originally available only to Associated Press members, this is the definitive guide to writing and delivering the news on radio, television, and other broadcast media. While the focus throughout is on the art of finding, researching, writing, editing, producing, and delivering authoritative, accurate, and exciting news stories, it also provides a wealth of information on key technical aspects involved, such as how to handle a microphone and how many tape recorders to carry in the field. An indispensable resource for students and experienced broadcast journalists alike, this Handbook also includes a comprehensive, quick-reference style guide covering the established norms and practices in punctuation, tone, diction, use of foreign terms, references, and much more.

The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual

The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual Author Associated Press
ISBN-10 0201627043
Year 1994-01
Pages 317
Language en
Publisher Addison-Wesley Longman
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This invaluable book has become the journalist's bible, providing facts and references for reporters and defining usage, spelling, and grammar for editors. Completely updated to keep pace with The AP's procedures and world events, it offers detailed guidelines for writing photo captions, filing copy over news wire, avoiding libel, and more. Lie-flat binding.

The Associated Press Stylebook 2016

The Associated Press Stylebook 2016 Author The Associated Press,
ISBN-10 9780465093380
Year 2016-08-01
Pages 600
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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The 2016 edition of The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law includes nearly 250 new or revised entries – including lowercasing internet and web. The AP Stylebook is widely used as a writing and editing reference in newsrooms, classrooms and corporate offices worldwide. Updated regularly since its initial publication in 1953, the AP Stylebook provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style. It is the definitive resource for journalists. Changes in the 2016 Stylebook include: • 50 new and updated technology terms, including emoji, emoticon and metadata • 36 new and updated entries in the food chapter, from arctic char to whisky/whiskey, and eight new and updated entries in the fashion chapter, including normcore and Uniqlo • New entries discouraging the use of child prostitute and mistress; restricting spree to shopping or revelry, not killing; and using the number of firefighters or quantity of equipment sent to a fire, not the number of alarms • DJ is now allowed on first reference, and spokesperson is recognized, in addition to spokesman and spokeswoman • New guidance on the terms marijuana, cannabis and pot; cross dresser and transvestite; accident and crash; notorious and notoriety • A new entry on data journalism With invaluable additional sections on the unique guidelines for business and sports reporting and on how you can guard against libel and copyright infringement, The AP Stylebook is the one reference that all writers, editors and students cannot afford to be without.

The Copy Editing And Headline Handbook

The Copy Editing And Headline Handbook Author Barbara Ellis
ISBN-10 9780786751198
Year 2009-08-05
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Everyone in the newsroom agrees that copy editors are the unsung heroes in the business who, until now, have never had a succinct and authoritative guide for on-the-job use. From counting the headline to line breaks, from decks to jumps, from editing numbers and photo captions to editing for organization, The Copy Editing and Headline Handbook is the complete source of essential information for the copy editor. Whether copy editing on a computer or on the printed page, for a newspaper or for a magazine, Barbara Ellis shows how to clean, organize, and proof copy like a pro. With special sections on libel, captions, forbidden words, job hazards, and head counts, as well as a section of the most commonly used symbols in copy editing and proofreading, the Handbook is essential for every copy editor's bookshelf.