Watch Your Words: The Rowman & Littlefield Language-Skills Handbook for Journalists (Google eBook)

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Oct 16, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 92 pages
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Watch Your Words provides journalists with a ready reference tool for grammar and AP style as they tackle deadlines and bylines. This brief handbook uses straightforward examples that make it easy to consult and understand. It contains self-tests and answer keys to sharpen language skills and study guides for mastering AP style and copy-editing symbols. Updated to reflect recent changes in AP style, Watch Your Words equips both professionals and students with the basic tools to produce clean copy.
  

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Contents

Grammar
13
Usage
29
AP Stylebook Study Guide
41
Spelling
48
CopyEditing Symbols
53
Supplementary SelfTests
55
Answer Keys
61
Index
81
A83About the Author
83
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Marda Dunsky has been a professional editor and teacher of editing for 30 years.

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