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Watch Your Words: The Rowman & Littlefield Language-Skills Handbook for Journalists

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Watch Your Words: The Rowman & Littlefield Language-Skills Handbook for Journalists

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A newer edition of this book is available for ordering at the following web address: https: //rowman.com/ISBN/9781442253421/Watch-Your-Words-A-Writing-and-Editing-Handbook-for-the-Multimedia-Age-Fourth-Edition Journalists trade in words. Using language accurately, clearly and consistently is part of their job and this skill is equally important for writers and editors. The second edition of Watch Your Words now updated according to changes in AP style is a handbook for quick and accessible classroom and newsroom use. Consistent with The Associated Press Stylebook, it establishes a baseline for language-skills knowledge in the areas of punctuation, grammar and usage, as well as AP style. This handy book also contains self-tests, answer keys and sections on spelling and copy-editing symbols. The second edition includes a new section of supplementary self-tests for additional practice. Mastery of the material in Watch Your Words can equip the student or professional with the basic tools for producing clean copy.

Marda Dunsky has taught editing at the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, for a decade.

ISBN: 9780742553910

ISBN-10: 9780742553910

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Publication Date: 06/29/2006 - 12:00am

On Sale: 06/29/2006 - 12:00am

Pages: 83

Language: English

Categories

Composition & Creative Writing - General

Journalism

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