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REUTERS HANDBOOK FOR JOURNALISTS
     

REUTERS HANDBOOK FOR JOURNALISTS

by Ian McDowell
 

Reuters Handbook for Journalists was compiled by he late Ian Macdowall, whose career with Reuters spanned 33 years as sub-editor, foreign correspondent and Chief News Editor. His last journalistic assignment was to adapt the contents of this book, originally written for Future journalists, for a wider audience. Intended to be a guide for reporters and editors of

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Reuters Handbook for Journalists was compiled by he late Ian Macdowall, whose career with Reuters spanned 33 years as sub-editor, foreign correspondent and Chief News Editor. His last journalistic assignment was to adapt the contents of this book, originally written for Future journalists, for a wider audience. Intended to be a guide for reporters and editors of international news, it deals with the craft of news writing, the 'real-time' coverage of politics an economics, wars and natural disasters - and the whole range of human interest.

Reuters Handbook for Journalists was compiled by he late Ian Macdowall, whose career with Reuters spanned 33 years as sub-editor, foreign correspondent and Chief News Editor. His last journalistic assignment was to adapt the contents of this book, originally written for Future journalists, for a wider audience. Intended to be a guide for reporters and editors of international news, it deals with the craft of news writing, the 'real-time' coverage of politics an economics, wars and natural disasters - and the whole range of human interest.

The book is in four sections:
• An A-Z guide which is fully cross-referenced
• An appendix giving equivalents between metric and British and American measures
• A glossary of technical terms
• An appendix giving business abbreviations

a comprehensive and invaluable reference booka comprehensive and invaluable reference book

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A 33-year veteran of Reuters News Service, McDowell's last assignment before his death was to adapt the handbook he had written for Reuters' journalists for a wider audience. For journalists and editors dealing with international news, provides guidelines on the craft of news writing, real-time coverage of politics, economics, war, natural disasters, and other events, and the style conventions used by Reuters. No index or bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750605519
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1992
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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