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: Hachette UK
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.

Philomena

Author: Martin Sixsmith
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 9783843708692
Release Date: 2014-02-10
Genre: Fiction

Philomena Lee ist selbst noch fast ein Kind, als sie hochschwanger im Kloster Zuflucht sucht. Doch statt Barmherzigkeit erwartet sie dort ein unerbittliches System: Im Irland der 50er-Jahre verkaufen die Nonnen jedes uneheliche Kind, das in ihrem Konvent geboren wird, mit neuer Identität in die USA. Wie viele andere Mütter verliert auch Philomena ihren Sohn, aus Anthony Lee wird mit drei Jahren Michael Hess. Mutter und Sohn können einander nicht vergessen, doch erst 50 Jahre später erfährt Philomena, was aus ihrem Sohn geworden ist.

Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses Third Edition

Author: Cynthia Saver
Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau
ISBN: 9781945157219
Release Date: 2017-05-26
Genre: Medical

Highly anticipated and fully updated, Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Third Edition, is a practical and useful guide for nurses who need to bridge the gap from incomplete sentences to a published manuscript. Lead Author and Editor Cynthia Saver removes the fear and confusion most nurses have about the writing and publishing process. Along the way, 25 of nursing’s top writing experts and decision makers share important insights to help you increase the likelihood that your manuscript gets accepted for publication.

Nonbinary Gender Identities

Author: Charlie McNabb
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442275522
Release Date: 2017-12-08
Genre: Social Science

are represented in books and other media, but these resources prove difficult to locate, as classification vocabulary doesn’t evolve as quickly as community language. Reference sources identified include archives and special collections, theses and dissertations, key journals, and related organizations and associations. This timely resource—the first reference on nonbinary gender identities—offers an accessible entry into researching this topic. Written by a nonbinary scholar and librarian, this guide includes valuable appendixes that will aid every researcher and writer: a glossary of the rich vocabulary emerging from nonbinary communities; a guide to pronoun usage; a primer on sex, sexuality, and gender; and Library of Congress Classification information.

Global Writing for Public Relations

Author: Arhlene A. Flowers
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317683865
Release Date: 2015-12-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Global Writing for Public Relations: Connecting in English with Stakeholders and Publics Worldwide provides multiple resources to help students and public relations practitioners learn best practices for writing in English to communicate and connect with a global marketplace. Author Arhlene Flowers has created a new approach on writing for public relations by combining intercultural communication, international public relations, and effective public relations writing techniques. Global Writing for Public Relations offers the following features: Insight into the evolution of English-language communication in business and public relations, as well as theoretical and political debates on global English and globalization; An understanding of both a global thematic and customized local approach in creating public relations campaigns and written materials; Strategic questions to help writers develop critical thinking skills and understand how to create meaningful communications materials for specific audiences; Storytelling skills that help writers craft compelling content; Real-world global examples from diverse industries that illustrate creative solutions; Step-by-step guidance on writing public relations materials with easy-to-follow templates to reach traditional and online media, consumers, and businesses; Self-evaluation and creative thinking exercises to improve cultural literacy, grammar, punctuation, and editing skills for enhanced clarity; and Supplemental online resources for educators and students. English is the go-to business language across the world, and this book combines the author’s experience training students and seasoned professionals in crafting public relations materials that resonate with global English-language audiences. It will help public relations students and practitioners become proficient and sophisticated writers with the ability to connect with diverse audiences worldwide.

Medienkrise und Medienkrieg

Author: Siegfried Weischenberg
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783658177980
Release Date: 2017-07-24
Genre: Social Science

Die Medien stecken in einer Dauerkrise – und daran ist nicht nur das Internet schuld. Sie leiden unter der ‚amerikanischen Krankheit’; Kommerzialisierung der Inhalte, Reduzierung der Investitionen und Minimierung des journalistischen Personals sind die Folge. Jahrelang wurde versäumt, ihr altes Geschäftsmodell zu modernisieren. Zudem haben professionelles Unvermögen und ethisches Versagen von Journalisten das Vertrauen in die Berichterstattung erschüttert. Inzwischen führen ein US-Präsident und deutsche ‚Wutbürger’ sogar einen Krieg gegen die Medien. In diesem Buch wird rekonstruiert, wie es zu dieser Lage gekommen ist, und legitimiert, dass eine demokratische Gesellschaft (guten) Journalismus weiterhin braucht. Autonomie von ökonomischen Zwängen und Kompetenz der Akteure sind die Voraussetzung für sein Funktionieren. “p>

Eine Geschichte von zwei St dten

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 9783736856394
Release Date: 2017-06-27
Genre: Fiction

Das Werk "Eine Geschichte aus zwei Städten" (Originaltitel: "A Tale of Two Cities") ist ein historischer Roman von Charles Dickens. Geschrieben 1859, ist das Buch mit über 200 Millionen verkauften Ausgaben das meistgedruckte original englischsprachige Buch aller Zeiten und gehört zu den berühmtesten Werken der Weltliteratur.

Brave New Brain

Author: Nancy C. Andreasen
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783642559518
Release Date: 2013-07-02
Genre: Psychology

Nancy Andreasen, führende Neurowissenschaftlerin, Herausgeberin des angesehenen American Journal of Psychiatry und ausgezeichnet mit der National Medal of Science, zeigt uns in ihrem neuen Buch die Zusammenhänge zwischen Gehirn und Genom. Dank modernster Methoden und Entdeckungen in Neurowissenschaften und Molekularbiologie wissen Forscher mehr denn je über die Funktionen des Gehirns. Die Autorin beschreibt auf faszinierende und verständliche Weise, wie alles zusammenhängt - von Milliarden kleinster Neuronen im Thalamus bis hin zur moralischen Kontrollinstanz im präfrontalen Kortex. Sie erklärt die Entschlüsselung des Genoms, dessen 30000-40000 Gene fast alle in irgendeiner Form in unserem Gehirn aktiv sind. In fesselnden Geschichten beleuchtet sie aber auch, wie sich psychische Störungen entwickeln und welche Auswirkungen sie auf Patienten und Angehörige haben. Nancy Andreasen gelingt der Brückenschlag zwischen hochkomplexen Inhalten und spannender Lektüre.

Business Writing for Managers

Author: Ken O'Quinn
Publisher: Association for Talent Development
ISBN: 9781562862022
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Communication skills are important for everyone, but especially for managers. In this issue of TD at Work, Ken O’Quinn walks managers through a process for crafting clear, effective prose. He provides guidance for organizing your thinking, creating your first draft, and fine-tuning your words to make them as clear as possible. “Business Writing for Managers” has specific tips to help you eliminate stuffy language that keeps readers at a distance and, instead, write lively prose that draws them in. His advice can help you with all kinds of messages, from short emails to lengthy proposals. This issue includes: · before and after writing samples · a process for effective editing · suggestions for formatting · advice for sharing difficult information · tips for distinguishing yourself as a communicator.