The Associated Press Stylebook 2017

Author: The Associated Press

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 9780465093045

Category: Reference

Page: 536

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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 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.
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The Associated Press Stylebook 2016

Author: The Associated Press,

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465093388

Category: Reference

Page: 600

View: 436

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.
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The Associated Press Stylebook 2015

Author: Associated Press

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 9780465062942

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 496

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A fully revised and updated edition of the bible of the newspaper industry
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The Associated Press Guide To Punctuation

Author: Rene J. Cappon

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465004024

Category: Social Science

Page: 112

View: 2236

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.
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Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law

Author: Darrell Christian,Sally Jacobsen,David Minthorn

Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)

ISBN: 9780465012626

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 409

View: 7375

Presents guidelines for reporters on the rules for capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, spelling, numerals, and usage, and the legal principles of newsgathering, publication, and copyright.
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Associated Press reporting handbook

Author: Jerry Schwartz

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780071372176

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 219

View: 5077

From dailies, to specialized monthlies and quarterlies, to online journals, there are now more venues for disseminating information than ever before—all of them in need of qualified reporters. Written for a new generation of journalists, this handbook schools readers in the art and science of reporting as practiced at the world’s largest and oldest news service. Written by an ace reporter with over 20 years on the job, it provides expert guidance and all the tools needed to successfully investigate and report on newsworthy events, locally, nationally, and internationally, including traditional pencil-and-paper technique as well as cutting-edge computer-assisted reporting technologies. Throughout, the book is enriched by insightful tips and anecdotes from veteran AP reporters such as trial writer Linda Deutsch, national writer and Pulitzer winner Charles J. Hanley, special correspondent Mort Rosenblum, space writer Marcia Dunn, and others.
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Associated Press Broadcast News Handbook

Author: Brad Kalbfeld

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 476

View: 4457

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.
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Sports Journalism

An Introduction to Reporting and Writing

Author: Kathryn T. Stofer,James Schaffer,Brian A. Rosenthal

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742561748

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 287

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Sports Journalism introduces students to sports reporting careers and to the writing style sports writers and media relations professionals use. The book stresses the importance of basic writing fundamentals and high ethical standards, essential values for sports journalists. Introductory chapters acquaint readers with issues and challenges in an industry in transition: changing technology, multimedia capability, citizen journalists and bloggers, shrinking news holes, and the deadline-dictated lifestyle of sports journalists. Skills chapters elaborate on news values and the conventions of journalism as they apply to sports writing. From leads to nut grafs, inverted pyramid to Model T, simple sentences to headlines, interviewing to using quotations, Sports Journalism focuses on the basics. The book expands the writer's experience into building relationships with sources and media contacts, using numbers and statistics, practicing AP style, and abiding by legal and ethical standards. An easily accessible format uses checklists, illustrations, and anecdotes to show story organization, news release format, news conference protocol, and media guide content. Chapters include suggested exercises and activities.
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Fishermen Slaves

Human Trafficking and the Seafood We Eat

Author: Associated Press,Martha Mendoza,Margie Mason,Robin McDowell,Esther Htusan

Publisher: AP Editions

ISBN: 9781633533219

Category: Political Science

Page: 163

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Are we reaping the benefits of modern slavery? From the fish we eat to the gold we buy, slavery and human trafficking affect many facets of everyday life. In "Fishermen Slaves: Human Trafficking and the Seafood We Eat" The Associated Press explores human exploitation during the beginnings of the 21st century. AP coverage highlights the breadth of forced labor and trafficking in regions ranging from Southeast Asia to the United States. Rooted in religion, discrimination and poverty, AP journalists unveil a world of desperation and profit, often with little hope of escape. These are the stories of the oppressed around the world as told through AP reports and photographs.
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The Associated Press Guide to News Writing

Author: René Jacques Cappon

Publisher: Arco

ISBN: 9780130536792

Category: Journalism

Page: 162

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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.
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The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage

The Official Style Guide Used by the Writers and Editors of the World's Most Authoritative News Organization

Author: Allan M. Siegal,William G. Connolly

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 1101905441

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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"The official style guide used by the writers and editors of the world's most authoritative news organization."
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

Author: American Psychological Association

Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 439

View: 3800

Covers quality of content, types of articles, manuscript structure, writing style, grammar, quotations, tables, footnotes, proofreading, and journal policies.
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Vietnam: The Real War

A Photographic History by the Associated Press

Author: Pete Hamill

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9781419708640

Category: History

Page: 304

View: 1403

Collects the best photos taken by The Associated Press during the Vietnam War, a long with an essay written by a journalist who reported from the war in 1965.
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Saigon Has Fallen

Author: Peter Arnett

Publisher: RosettaBooks

ISBN: 0795346409

Category: History

Page: 208

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“Peter Arnett is the best reporter of the Vietnam War.” —David Halberstam, Journalist and Historian In this intimate and exclusive remembrance on the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon, celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Peter Arnett tells the story of his role covering the controversial Vietnam War for The Associated Press from 1962 to its end on April 30, 1975. Arnett’s clear-eyed coverage displeased President Lyndon Johnson and officials on all sides of the conflict. Writing candidly and vividly about his risks and triumphs, Arnett also shares his fears and fights in reporting against the backdrop of war. Arnett places readers at the historic pivot-points of Vietnam: covering Marine landings, mountaintop battles, Saigon’s decline and fall, and the safe evacuation of a planeload of 57 infants in the midst of chaos. Peter Arnett’s sweeping view and his frank, descriptive, and dramatic writing brings the Vietnam War to life in a uniquely insightful way for this year’s 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Arnett won the Pulitzer Prize in 1966 for his Vietnam coverage. He later went on to TV-reporting fame covering the Gulf War for CNN. Includes 21 dramatic photographs from the AP Archive and the personal collection of Peter Arnett.
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Working with Words

A Handbook for Media Writers and Editors

Author: Brian S. Brooks,James L. Pinson,Jean Gaddy Wilson

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781319011741

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 448

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No matter the medium—from print to broadcast to digital—Working With Words presents the best writing advice for today’s journalists. The text’s focus on improving skills in grammar and style make this an invaluable reference for students from their introductory journalism courses throughout their future careers in the field. With extensive coverage of grammar, mechanics and usage, as well as style, unbiased writing and writing for different media, Working With Words includes material that students cannot find in the Associated Press Stylebook alone. New with the ninth edition, Working with Words can be packaged with LaunchPad Solo for Journalism, where students can access the Exercise Book for Working With Words – an interactive workbook with multiple activities matching each chapter topic in the main text. Also on LaunchPad, students can further their grammar practice with Exercise Central for AP Style, and watch numerous videos from renowned journalists.
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Elements of Style

Author: William Strunk Jr.

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1329992601

Category:

Page: 51

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When Words Collide

Author: Lauren Kessler,Duncan McDonald

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305178459

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 1729

Offering solutions for today's cross-platform, multi-media writing environment, Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE, 9e is praised by students and instructors alike for its straightforward presentation of grammar and writing guidelines. This versatile handbook is an excellent resource for beginning students as well as seasoned media writers. It delivers concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to common grammar and usage questions. Its unique “from writer to writer” perspective guides readers step by step through the writing process. The Ninth Edition's emphasis on the importance of language skills helps students quickly learn to create effective prose. Its simplified rules appeal to readers from a variety of backgrounds, while engaging new boxed features reinforce key concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Mass Disruption

Thirty Years on the Front Lines of a Media Revolution

Author: John Stackhouse

Publisher: Random House Canada

ISBN: 0345815858

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 9881

Drawing on his thirty years in newspapers, the former editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail examines the crisis of serious journalism in the digital era, and searches for ways the invaluable tradition can thrive in a radically changed future. John Stackhouse entered the newspaper business in a golden age: 1980s circulations were huge and wealthy companies lined up for the privilege of advertising in every city's best-read pages. Television and radio could never rival newspapers for hard news, analysis and opinion, and the papers' brand of serious journalism was considered a crucial part of life in a democratic country. Then came the Internet... After decades as a Globe journalist, foreign bureau chief and then editor of its Report on Business (not to mention former Scarborough delivery boy), he assumed one of the biggest jobs in Canadian journalism: The Globe and Mail's editor-in-chief. Beginning in 2009, he faced the unthinkable: the possible end of not just Canada's "national" newspaper, but the steep and steady financial decline of newspapers everywhere. A non-stop torrent of free digital content stole advertisers and devalued advertising space so quickly that newspapers struggled to finance the serious journalism that distinguished them in a world of Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Yahoo and innumerable bloggers and citizen journalists. Meanwhile, ambitious online media aspired to the credibility of newspapers. The solution was clear, if the path to arriving at it was less so: the new school needed to meet the old school, and the future lay in undiscovered ground between them. Having led the Globe during this period of sudden and radical change, Stackhouse continues to champion the vital role of great reporting and analysis. Filled with stories from his three decades in the business, Mass Disruption tracks decisions good and bad, examines how some of the world's major newspapers--the Guardian, New York Times--are learning to cope, and lays out strategies for the future, of both newspapers and serious journalism, wherever it may live. From the Hardcover edition.
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