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 Stylebook 2016

The Associated Press Stylebook 2016 Author The Associated Press,
ISBN-10 9780465093380
Year 2016-08-01
Pages 600
Language en
Publisher Basic Books
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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 Associated Press Stylebook 2015

The Associated Press Stylebook 2015 Author The Associated Press
ISBN-10 9780465097937
Year 2015-09-08
Pages 536
Language en
Publisher Basic Books
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The style of the Associated Press is the gold standard for news writing. With The AP Stylebook in hand, you can learn how to write and edit with the clarity and professionalism for which they are famous. Fully revised and updated, this new edition contains more than 3,000 A to Z entriesÑincluding more than 200 new onesÑdetailing the APÕs rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, and word and numeral usage. YouÕll find answers to such wide-ranging questions as: áÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ When should the names of government bodies be spelled out and when should they be abbreviated? Ê áÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ What are the general definitions of the major religious movements? Ê áÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Which companies do the big media conglomerates own? Ê áÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Who are all the members of the British Commonwealth? Ê áÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ How should box scores for baseball games be filed? Ê áÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ What constitutes Òfair useÓ? Ê áÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ What exactly does the Freedom of Information Act cover? 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 Associated Press Guide to Punctuation

The Associated Press Guide to Punctuation Author Rene J. Cappon
ISBN-10 0738207853
Year 2003-01
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Basic Books
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A guide in the tradition of the AP Stylebook lists authoritative information on the proper use of punctuation in effective writing, presented in an easy-to-use format. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Major Principles of Media Law 2016

Major Principles of Media Law  2016 Author Wayne Overbeck
ISBN-10 9781305686366
Year 2015-08-03
Pages 50
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Offering the most up-to-date coverage available, MAJOR PRINCIPLES OF MEDIA LAW, 2016 delivers a comprehensive summary of media law that is current through the end of the Supreme Court's 2014-15 term. The book is revised every year to include the most recent additions, developments, and changes in communication law. The 2016 edition is available in August, with recent developments through July 1, 2015, fully integrated throughout -- not added as an appendix or separate supplement. Extremely reader friendly, the book includes a Table of Cases to help readers easily locate cases, detailed definitions of key words in the margins, Focus On sidebars with more in-depth information, and What should I know about my state? features highlighting key issues by state. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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.

The Copyeditor s Handbook

The Copyeditor s Handbook Author Amy Einsohn
ISBN-10 0520218345
Year 2000
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Univ of California Press
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"A basic text for beginning copyeditors and a good read for old pros, this handbook will also enlighten any editor contemplating freelance work." -- Margaret Mahan, former Managing Editor, University of Chicago Press, and editor of The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition "The Copyeditor's Handbook brims with valuable information, good advice, and helpful suggestions for novice copyeditors and experienced practitioners. It is comforting to know that current and future copyeditors will be able to turn to this handbook. I'm placing this work, which fills a huge gap in the literature, right beside my dictionary, and will highly recommend it to all my colleagues and students." --Alice Levine, Lecturer, The Denver Publishing Institute, and freelance editor "A definite 'must have' for the beginning to intermediate editor or author, and even the experienced editor. An indispensable reference tool." --Kim Hawley, President, The Chicago Book Clinic "This is the book that every teacher of editing has been waiting for: thorough, clear, authoritative, up-to-date, and sane." --Beth Luey, Director, Scholarly Publishing Program, Arizona State University "This book warms the cockles of the copyediting heart. It is thorough, useful, helpful, and smart. And it fills a huge vacuum." --Constance Hale, author of Sin and Syntax and Wired Style "An excellent resource. The Copyeditor's Handbook should sit on every business editor's shelf, next to the in-house style guide." --Erika Henik, Research Publications Manager, Banc of America Securities LLC

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Media Impact An Introduction to Mass Media

Media Impact  An Introduction to Mass Media Author Shirley Biagi
ISBN-10 9781305890367
Year 2016-01-01
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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From media history to today's rapid-fire changes, MEDIA/IMPACT: AN INTRODUCTION TO MASS MEDIA, 12th Edition takes you on a tour of the events, people, money, and technologies that have shaped the mass media industries. Known for its engaging writing style, currency, and visual appeal, the book thoroughly explores how today's mass media are converging as well as provides comprehensive coverage of the legal, ethical, social, and global issues facing the mass media industries every day. The twelfth edition focuses on convergence--how the mass media industries are intersecting to deliver content and how audiences are adapting to the new mass media marketplace. It also gives readers an insider's look at what it's like to work in each industry. In addition, it offers new coverage of digital delivery, net neutrality, media industry consolidation, social media, mobile media, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Media of Mass Communication

Media of Mass Communication Author John Vivian
ISBN-10 9780205861873
Year 2012-06-20
Pages 504
Language en
Publisher Pearson Higher Ed
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated in its eleventh edition, The Media of Mass Communication engages readers in the pursuit of greater media literacy and provides accessible insight into the important issues that confront students as consumers and purveyors of mass media. Through exceptional coverage of contemporary media issues and trends, including the on-going transformations in mass media, this text balances the principles and foundations of media literacy with lively examples, streamlined coverage, and a robust media package.