Author : The Associated Press
Genre : Reference
Publisher : Basic Books
ISBN : 0465093043
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 536 page

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 entries—including more than 200 new ones—detailing the AP's rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, and word and numeral usage. You'll find answers to such wide-ranging questions as: · When should the names of government bodies be spelled out and when should they be abbreviated? · What are the general definitions of the major religious movements? · Which companies do the big media conglomerates own? · Who are all the members of the British Commonwealth? · How should box scores for baseball games be filed? · What constitutes “fair use”? · 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.

Author : Associated Press
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Basic Books
ISBN : 0465062946
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A fully revised and updated edition of the bible of the newspaper industry

Author : Tim Harrower
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131793601
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File Download : 325 page

This text does for reporting what Tim Harrower's The Newspaper Designer's Handbook has previously done for design: make it fun and accessible to newcomers. Harrower is an award-winning editor, designer and columnist who has previously taught at Portland State University and currently conducts journalism workshops. Inside Reporting emphasizes the basics but also provides a wealth of information on online reporting and packaging stories in more visual, interactive ways. It also includes more useful information on feature writing--from stories to reviews and column-writing--than any other text in the field.

Author : Associated Press
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN : NWU:35556029377363
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File Download : 406 page

Offers guidelines to capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, spelling, numerals, usage, and style.

Author : Christopher Scanlan
Genre : Journalism
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN : 0195336755
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File Download : 512 page

Author : Associated Press
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Basic Books
ISBN : 1541647572
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Author : Marda Dunsky
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN : 9781442253445
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File Download : 108 page

The fourth edition of Watch Your Words incorporates current Associated Press style and a new guide to basic editing principles. As an accessible handbook for mastering baseline knowledge of punctuation, grammar, and usage, it is ideal for quick use in the classroom and the newsroom.

Author : The Associated Press
Genre : Literary Collections
Publisher : Basic Books
ISBN : 0465062946
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 536 page

This guide to newswriting details the Associated Press rules on grammar, spelling, capitalization and abbreviation. Fully revised and updated to reflect the latest changes in writing style, the stylebook is an essential reference for journalists, students, editors, and writers in all professions.

Author : Thom Lieb
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : CQ Press
ISBN : 9781483378411
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File Download : 200 page

A Balanced Approach for the Modern Writer and Editor Whether working in a traditional newsroom or as a one-person blogging operation, every good writer needs to become his or her own best editor. Editing for the Digital Age provides editors and writers with the tools necessary to ensure that published material is accurate, readable, and complete. Author Thom Lieb provides guidance in copy editing fundamentals, including correcting grammar, conforming the writing to a style guide, and revising material so that it is tightly written and clear. The text is designed for today’s digital publishing landscape and addresses the many issues writers and editors now face on a daily basis—handling legal issues such as liability, copyright, and libel; writing headlines that will attract readers; creating multimedia packages to support an article or post; and using various forms of social media to curate content and connect with audience members. Chapters focus on key areas and themes for editing in the digital age, and "Write Right" writing and grammar exercises are woven into every chapter to progressively build students’ editing skills.

Author : Mark Peters PhD
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 9781615644506
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File Download : 365 page

Writing and speaking with correct grammar and style is the key to getting ahead in business and life. For many, however, mastering the details of grammar is a slow and painful process. The Idiot's Guide®: Grammar and Style makes learning and using proper grammar clear and easy. In this book, readers get: Clear, no-nonsense explanations and examples that make learning the finer points of English grammar easy. An easy way to remember the parts of speech-including nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections-and how to assemble them into clear clauses, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs. Help with the mechanics of writing, including proper punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. Tips on avoiding and fixing the most common errors. Plentiful in-book exercises to reinforce learning for each topic. A review of the various references and style guides available and how and when to use them. A thorough guide to writing with clarity and conciseness, which gives more impact to letters, emails, and other documents.