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The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law 2011
     

The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law 2011

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by The Associated Press
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465021871
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Edition description:
Forty-fifth Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

The Associated Press is a not-for-profit news cooperative, providing coverage of news, sports, business, weather, entertainment, politics, and technology through 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 1 billion people. With headquarters in New York City, the AP has 241 bureaus worldwide and more than 3,500 employees.

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The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law 2011 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Slywallace More than 1 year ago
So unfortunate that this is not availble as an e-book.
californiatransplant More than 1 year ago
Get it done.
gguttner More than 1 year ago
Why is this not available as an e-book? I'd love to be able to have this on my iPhone and my nook to use whereever I go.