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.

The Associated Press Stylebook 2016

Author: The Associated Press,

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465093388

Category: Reference

Page: 600

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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

Author: Rene J. Cappon

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465004024

Category: Social Science

Page: 112

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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.

Dynamics of Media Writing

Adapt and Connect

Author: Vincent F. Filak

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 148337761X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 296

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Dynamics of Media Writing gives students transferable skills that can be applied across all media platforms—from traditional mass media formats like news, public relations, and advertising to emerging digital media platforms. Whether issuing a press release or tweeting about a new app, today’s media writers need to adapt their message for each specific media format in order to successfully connect with their audience. Throughout this text, award-winning teacher and college media adviser Vincent F. Filak introduces fundamental writing skills that apply to all media, while also highlighting which writing tools and techniques are most effective for specific media formats and why. User-friendly and loaded with practical examples and tips from professionals across mass media, this is the perfect guide for any student wanting to launch a professional media writing career.

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.

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

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

Journalistic Writing

Building the Skills, Honing the Craft

Author: Robert M. Knight

Publisher: Marion Street Press

ISBN: 1933338385

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 315

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"An indispensable guide." Richard Lederer, author of The Write Way, Sleeping Dogs Don't Lay, and Comma Sense --

The Elements of News Writing

Author: James W. Kershner

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205781126

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 170

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Kershner's The Elements of News Writing 3/e is a concise handbook that presents the essential rules of journalism, while offering in-depth analysis of the evolving industry. With comprehensive coverage from history to how-to, and discussions of new media, online journalism, blogging, and social networking, this text covers news writing from a 360 degree view. The Elements of News Writing covers the basics of news writing without the extra verbiage. The author pays extra attention to grammar and usage, with easy-to-follow basic tips on writing for all types of mass media, new and old.

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.

The Bloomberg Way

A Guide for Reporters and Editors

Author: Matthew Winkler,Jennifer Sondag

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118842332

Category: Reference

Page: 304

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The ultimate guide to financial reporting, from the Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News The Bloomberg Way: A Guide for Reporters and Editors is the ultimate handbook for business and financial reporting. A compilation of more than two decades worth of wisdom and experience from one of the world's largest news organizations, the book contains the information and guidance reporters, editors, and students need to be first, fastest, and factual. Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief Matthew Winkler guides readers through the entire reporting process, relating best practices and warning against common mistakes. More than ever before, accurate reporting is crucial, as increasing numbers of people and institutions are affected by what happens on Wall Street, and information can move global markets. The Bloomberg Way: A Guide for Reporters and Editors details both the preparation and production aspects that produce great news, and provides an inside look at the methods used by an elite financial reporting institution. The book goes well beyond "Journalism 101" to provide guidance specific to business and financial reporting, empowering reporters and editors to develop their own methods within the guidelines of solid, ethical reporting. Topics include: Style, voice, jargon, and why good writing matters Stocks, bonds, currencies, and covering markets Debt, earnings, M&A, and reporting on companies Government financing, opinion polls, and following the money The book also provides guidance on taking an idea from pitch to publication, and includes extensive information on public responsibility, libel, transparency, and other ethical issues. Between the 24-hour news cycle and the current economic climate, financial reporters need to break news accurately and informatively. The Thirteenth Edition of The Bloomberg Way: A Guide for Reporters and Editors is the definitive guide to reporting and editing the story of money and finance.

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.

Videojournalism

Multimedia Storytelling

Author: Kenneth Kobre

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136023143

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 261

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Videojournalism is a new field that has grown out of traditional print photojournalism, slideshows that combine sound and pictures, public radio, documentary filmmaking and the best of television news features. This amalgam of traditions has emerged to serve the Internet's voracious appetite for video stories.Videojournalism is written for the new generation of "backpack" journalists. The solo videojournalist must find a riveting story; gain access to charismatic characters who can tell their own tales; shoot candid clips; expertly interview the players; record clear, clean sound; write a script with pizzazz; and, finally, edit the material into a piece worthy of five minutes of a viewer's attention. Videojournalism addresses all of these challenges, and more - never losing sight of the main point: telling a great story. This book, based on extensive interviews with professionals in the field, is for anyone learning how to master the art and craft of telling real short-form stories with words, sound and pictures for the Web or television. The opening chapters cover the foundations of multimedia storytelling, and the book progresses to the techniques required to shoot professional video, and record high quality sound and market the resulting product. Videojournalism also has its own website - go to just one URL and find all the stories mentioned in the book. You also will find various "how-to videos on the site. To keep up with the latest changes in the field such as new cameras, new books, new stories or editing software, check the site regularly and "like" www.facebook.com/KobreGuide.

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."

Writing for the Mass Media

Author: James G. Stovall

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134010523

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

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REVEL™ for 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, REVEL for Writing for the Mass Media offers a combination of classic and ahead-of-the-curve content to best prepare students for their future careers. REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Associated Press reporting handbook

Author: Jerry Schwartz

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780071372176

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 219

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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.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

Author: American Psychological Association,Of Editors Council of Editors

Publisher: Bnpublishing.Com

ISBN: 9789562912662

Category: Reference

Page: 70

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This book is a reprint of the APA manual originally published in 1957. This APA style manual for writers, editors, students, educators, and professionals across all fields provides clear guidance on grammar, the mechanics of writing, and APA style. It includes examples, new guidelines and advice, and more.

Journalism Unbound

New Approaches to Reporting and Writing

Author: Mitchell Stephens

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195189926

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 194

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Journalism is rapidly changing. Journalism education must too. In Journalism Unbound, Mitchell Stephens introduces new methods of teaching reporting and writing - for video, audio and the written word. In lively chapters full of examples and anecdotes, he explores a number of ways journalism might take advantage of the current digital revolution to become less formulaic and more engaging, searching, diverse in its concerns and relevant, particularly to younger audiences. Although thefocus is on what journalism might be, the book employs as examples the best of what journalism has been - from Joan Didion to Nate Silver, Edward R. Murrow to Samantha Power, and James Baldwin to Adrian Nicole LeBlanc.