The Associated Press Stylebook 2017

Author: The Associated Press
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465093043
Release Date: 2017-07-11
Genre: Reference

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.

The Associated Press Stylebook 2016

Author: The Associated Press,
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465093380
Release Date: 2016-08-01
Genre: Reference

The 2016 edition of The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law includes nearly 250 new or revised entries – including lowercasing internet and web. The AP Stylebook is widely used as a writing and editing reference in newsrooms, classrooms and corporate offices worldwide. Updated regularly since its initial publication in 1953, the AP Stylebook provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style. It is the definitive resource for journalists. Changes in the 2016 Stylebook include: • 50 new and updated technology terms, including emoji, emoticon and metadata • 36 new and updated entries in the food chapter, from arctic char to whisky/whiskey, and eight new and updated entries in the fashion chapter, including normcore and Uniqlo • New entries discouraging the use of child prostitute and mistress; restricting spree to shopping or revelry, not killing; and using the number of firefighters or quantity of equipment sent to a fire, not the number of alarms • DJ is now allowed on first reference, and spokesperson is recognized, in addition to spokesman and spokeswoman • New guidance on the terms marijuana, cannabis and pot; cross dresser and transvestite; accident and crash; notorious and notoriety • A new entry on data journalism 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.

The Associated Press Stylebook 2015

Author: Associated Press
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465062946
Release Date: 2015-07-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A fully revised and updated edition of the bible of the newspaper industry

The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law 2011

Author: The Associated Press
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465021875
Release Date: 2011-07-26
Genre: Reference

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.

The Associated Press Guide To Punctuation

Author: Rene J. Cappon
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465004027
Release Date: 2007-03-20
Genre: Social Science

More people write for the Associated Press than for any other news service, and more writers take their style and word-usage cues from this world-famous institution than from any other journalism source. In the no-nonsense, authoritative tradition of the best-selling AP Stylebook, the top editors at the AP have now written the definitive guide to punctuation. From the when and how of the ampersand to the rules for dashes, slashes, and brackets; from the correct moment for the overused exclamation point to the rules of engagement for the semicolon, The AP Guide to Punctuation is an invaluable and easy-to-use guide to the most important aspect of clear and persuasive writing.

The Associated Press Stylebook for Alaska

Author: Dean M. Gottehrer
Publisher: Epicenter Press
ISBN: 0945397879
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Alaska is the only state with its own AP stylebook. This easy-to-use manual defines and explains the northern state -- names, language, and peculiar usage; cultural and historical background; research sources; and a compendium of other facts and figures.

Associated Press Broadcast News Handbook

Author: Brad Kalbfeld
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: STANFORD:36105028648439
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Originally available only to Associated Press members, this is the definitive guide to writing and delivering the news on radio, television, and other broadcast media. While the focus throughout is on the art of finding, researching, writing, editing, producing, and delivering authoritative, accurate, and exciting news stories, it also provides a wealth of information on key technical aspects involved, such as how to handle a microphone and how many tape recorders to carry in the field. An indispensable resource for students and experienced broadcast journalists alike, this Handbook also includes a comprehensive, quick-reference style guide covering the established norms and practices in punctuation, tone, diction, use of foreign terms, references, and much more.

Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law

Author: Darrell Christian
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN: 0465012620
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Presents guidelines for reporters on the rules for capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, spelling, numerals, and usage, and the legal principles of newsgathering, publication, and copyright.

The Best Punctuation Book Period

Author: June Casagrande
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781607744948
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, magazine, online, academic, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP (Associated Press), MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and Chicago Manual of Style. Punctuate with Confidence—No Matter the Style Confused about punctuation? There’s a reason. Everywhere you turn, publications seem to follow different rules on everything from possessive apostrophes to hyphens to serial commas. Then there are all the gray areas of punctuation—situations the rule books gloss over or never mention at all. At last, help has arrived. This complete reference guide from grammar columnist June Casagrande covers the basic rules of punctuation plus the finer points not addressed anywhere else, offering clear answers to perplexing questions about semicolons, quotation marks, periods, apostrophes, and more. Better yet, this is the only guide that uses handy icons to show how punctuation rules differ for book, news, academic, and science styles—so you can boldly switch between essays, online newsletters, reports, fiction, and magazine and news articles. This handbook also features rulings from an expert “Punctuation Panel” so you can see how working pros approach sticky situations. And the second half of the book features an alphabetical master list of commonly punctuated terms worth its weight in gold, combining rulings from the major style guides and showing exactly where they differ. With The Best Punctuation Book, Period, you’ll be able to handle any punctuation predicament in a flash—and with aplomb. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Writers on Writing

Author: John Darnton
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805070850
Release Date: 2002-05-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A collection of touching, humorous, and practical writings explores literature and the art of writing with contributions from Russell Banks, Saul Bellow, E. L. Doctorow, Richard Ford, Carl Hiaasen, Alice Hoffman, John Updike, and many others. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

The Associated Press Guide to News Writing

Author: René Jacques Cappon
Publisher: Arco
ISBN: 0130536792
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Journalism

A guide to writing style for all reporters, feature writers, editors, and journalism students. Demonstrates sound professional techniques to give stories clarity, precision and polish.

The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage

Author: Allan M. Siegal
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 9781101905449
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"The official style guide used by the writers and editors of the world's most authoritative news organization."