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 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.

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.

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 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.

Associated Press sports writing handbook

Associated Press sports writing handbook Author Steve Wilstein
ISBN-10 0071372180
Year 2002
Pages 195
Language en
Publisher Schaum's Outline Series
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Written by a veteran Associated Press sports writer, this handbook arms aspiring and working sports reporters, broadcasters, and photographers with exactly what they need to know to make it to the top in the glamorous and exciting world of sports journalism. With the help of dozens of fascinating and instructive quotes and war stories, contributed by heavy hitters like Dave Goldberg, Jim Litke, Alan Robinson, Joan Ryan, and other top AP sports reporters, the book tutors readers in the core techniques and methodology of sports writing, while at the same time exploring the important professional aspects of the business: how to get started and make a name for yourself; local, national, and feature writing; how the Internet is changing the face of sports writing; and where the business is headed over the next decade.

Mass Media Law

Mass Media Law Author Don Pember
ISBN-10 9781259144875
Year 2014-01-24
Pages 720
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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In its 19th edition, Mass Media Law offers an updated look at the ever-changing landscape of media law. It continues to provide undergraduates with the foundation they need to understand the field, going back to the adoption of the First Amendment, and quickly brings them up to speed with the most current issues. In their popular conversational style, Don Pember and Clay Calvert introduce students to the newest threats to journalism and the role technology plays in the field of mass media law. The attention this program provides to both historical and contemporary issues gives students the background they need to fully understand the controversies surrounding speech and press across media.

News Reporting and Writing

News Reporting and Writing Author Missouri Group
ISBN-10 9781457663727
Year 2013-11-15
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Macmillan Higher Education
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As media evolve and new formats emerge, journalism students face new challenges and need new advice. The Missouri Group confronts these issues in the new edition of News Reporting and Writing, teaching students how to work in the new world of digital journalism by using the enduring skills and current savvy that all reporters need. With new annotated models tracking a story across multiple electronic formats, expanded coverage of writing for digital media, and integrated video clips that go beyond the printed book, News Reporting and Writing will leave students better-prepared than ever.

The Syntax Handbook

The Syntax Handbook Author Laura M. Justice
ISBN-10 141640998X
Year 2015-10-07
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher
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This second edition of The Syntax Handbook provides an updated reader-friendly review of the most frequently encountered syntactic terms that language interventionists use. With eight chapters devoted to syntactic form and five to syntactic function, plus developmental data on children's attainment of significant syntactic structures, this text is for professionals concerned with language development and disorders.Exercises (with answer keys) are provided to review key vocabulary and to practice applying the information from each chapter to your work as a language interventionist. A glossary and a number of helpful appendices are also included. This practical book simplifies syntax for the beginning university student, yet offers insight and quick reference to the seasoned professional. This text is organized to consider both syntactic form and function. Chapters 1-8 focus on elements of form. Chapters 9-12 focus on elements of function. The newly added Chapter 13 provides an overview of complex syntax.Each chapter of the Syntax Handbook provides:Description of key syntactic terms and structures pertinent to the chapter's content"Developmental Notes" containing a brief description of children's attainment of the syntactic structures targeted in the chapterExercises to review the chapter's vocabulary and tie the material covered to the process of syntactic analysisAn answer key for selected chapter exercises.

Vietnam The Real War

Vietnam  The Real War Author Pete Hamill
ISBN-10 1419708643
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Harry N. Abrams
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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.