The Associated Press Stylebook 2013 (Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law)

  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

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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.

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Mandy Payne "Is it just me?" says:

Writing Bible I’ve used the AP style guide throughout my professional career. It is the goto for nearly all publications, government offices, media releases, etc. You almost can’t go wrong if you adhere to AP guidelines. If you purchase one, you won’t have to update for several years as the changes are generally small and can be found online after their announcement.I have been using an older version for many years and have completely worn it out. So when I heard that “swag” “chichi” and…

B.Wright says:

Use it, learn it, love it I’ve been a devotee of the AP Stylebook for about 35 years, since my earliest days as a journalist. I now work in communications and this guide is as valuable now as it was then. Use it as a basis for your company’s style manual, use it for your own personal writing (you’ll find almost every novel is edited to AP style), just plain use it. I find that in the corporate environment, there are some things, such as capitalization of specific hardware and activities, that are ingrained in the…

Penny Butterworth "Penny" says:

Much Needed Style Guide! 0

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