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 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 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 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 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 Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence

The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence Author Brian S. Brooks
ISBN-10 9781317343554
Year 2015-10-05
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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The Art of Editing continues to be the standard by which editing texts are judged, offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of editing available. Long viewed as the “classic” in the field of editing, The Art of Editing continues to evolve to meet the needs of today's students. In addition to a focus on traditional newspaper editing, the authors pay significant attention to the other areas in which students are increasingly finding jobs: online media, corporate magazines, broadcasting, public relations and advertising. The ninth edition of The Art of Editing details the major changes revolutionizing the media industry and prepares students to work in convergent environments, where skill in print, broadcast and online operations is essential.

Sports Journalism

Sports Journalism Author Kathryn T. Stofer
ISBN-10 0742561747
Year 2010
Pages 287
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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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.

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.

Mass Media Research

Mass Media Research Author Roger Wimmer
ISBN-10 9781133307334
Year 2013-01-01
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Quality media is the result of meticulous research. MASS MEDIA RESEARCH: AN INTRODUCTION, 10e, shows you how it happens--from content analysis to surveys to experimental research--and then equips you with expert tips on analyzing the media you encounter in your daily life. Reflecting the latest developments from the field, this popular book delivers a comprehensive overview of mass communication research and a thorough exploration of each major approach--including qualitative research, content analysis, survey research, longitudinal research, and experimental research. It also fully integrates social media coverage, ethics, and the impact of merging technology. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.