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The Associated Press Stylebook: and Briefing on Media Law, Fully Revised and Updated [2004]
     

The Associated Press Stylebook: and Briefing on Media Law, Fully Revised and Updated [2004]

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by Norm Goldstein, Associated Press Staff
 

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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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465004881
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
Revised and Updated
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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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.

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Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law: Fully Revised and Updated 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I used an earlier version in school and am happy to report that this 2004 update is still the user friendly and valuable tool it has always been. I purchased these for my communications staff after seeing too many simple mistakes in writing style. It provides easy to locate rules to follow and is an excellent resource even in this electronic world.