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Associated Press Stylebook 2013

ISBN-10: 0465082998

ISBN-13: 9780465082995

Edition: 46th 2013

Authors: Associated Press Staff

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 The style of the Associated Press is the gold standard for news writing. WithThe AP Stylebookin 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 Stylebookis the one reference that all writers, editors, and students cannot afford to be without.
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 46th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 7/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

What's New
Quick Reference Guide
Stylebook Key
An A to Z listing of guides to capitalization, abbreviation, spelling, numerals and usage
Guide to Punctuation
Statement of News Values
Briefing on Media Law
An exploration of the key legal issues facing journalists today, including access to government information, confidential sources and newsgathering conduct, defamation, privacy and copyright infringement
Social Media Guidelines
Sports Guidelines and Style
Food Guidelines
Fashion Guidelines
Business Guidelines
Covering Corporate Earnings Reports
International Bureaus
Mergers and Acquisitions
Broadcast Guidelines
Photo Captions
Editing Marks
About the AP