The Associated Press Stylebook and Brief on Media Law / Edition 1

The Associated Press Stylebook and Brief on Media Law / Edition 1

by Norm Goldstein, Norm (Ed.) Goldstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0917360206

ISBN-13: 9780917360206

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Association Press, N.Y.

Fully revised and updated, the essential handbook for all writers, editors, students, and public relations specialists.

More people write for the Associated Press than for any newspaper in the world, and writers have bought more copies of The AP Stylebook than of any other journalism reference. With this essential guide in hand, any writer can learn to

Overview

Fully revised and updated, the essential handbook for all writers, editors, students, and public relations specialists.

More people write for the Associated Press than for any newspaper in the world, and writers have bought more copies of The AP Stylebook than of any other journalism reference. With this essential guide in hand, any writer can learn to communicate with the clarity and professionalism for which the Associated Press is famous. Fully revised and updated, this edition contains over 5,000 A to Z entries—including more than 50 new ones—laying out the AP's rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, and word and numeral usage. Comprehensive and easy to use, The AP Stylebook provides the facts and references necessary to write accurately about the world today: correct names of countries and organizations, Internet language and search techniques, language to avoid, common trademarks, and the unique guidelines for business and sports reporting. The final word on media law, The AP Stylebook also includes an invaluable section dedicated to crucial advice on how writers can guard against libel and copyright infringement. The veritable "journalist's bible," this is the one reference that working writers cannot afford to be without.

With more than 50 new entries plus updates of more than 100 others, The AP Stylebook includes such features as:
* An A to Z listing of guides to capitalization, abbreviation, spelling, numerals, and usage
* Internet guidelines
* Sports guidelines and style
* Business guidelines and style
* A guide to punctuation
* Supreme Court decisions regarding libel law
* Summary of First Amendment rules
* The right of privacy
* Copyright guidelines
* Proofreaders' marks

Author Biography: The Associated Press (www.ap.org) is a not-for-profit news cooperative, providing coverage of news, sports, business, weather, entertainment, politics, and technology in text, audio, video, graphics, and photos to 15,000 news outlets worldwide. Distributed by satellite and the Internet to more than 120 nations, AP services daily reach more than one billion people. With headquarters in New York City, the AP has 241 bureaus worldwide and more than 3,500 employees.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780917360206
Publisher:
Association Press, N.Y.
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
What's Newix
Bibliographyx
Stylebook
Key2
An A to Z listing of guides to capitalization, abbreviation, spelling, numerals and usage3
Internet Search Tips128
Sports Guidelines and Style281
Business Guidelines and Style303
A Guide to Punctuation324
Briefing on Media Law
Introduction338
What Is Libel?339
Liability for Republication340
Privileges341
Defenses346
Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Libel Law349
Summary of First Amendment Rules354
Public and Private Plaintiffs355
Miscellaneous357
Applying the Rules357
Points to Remember359
Access to Places and Information360
The Right of Privacy364
Copyright Guidelines368
Proofreaders' Marks370
About the Ap372
Headquarters375
U.S. Bureaus376

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