The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual: Including Guidelines on Photo Captions, Filing the Wire, Proofreaders' Marks, Copyright

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Norm Goldstein
Addison-Wesley, 1996 - Journalism - 332 pages
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"That bible of the newspaper industry" -- American Bookseller, June 1997More People Write for the Associated Press than for any newspaper in the world, and more writers -- over 1,500,000 -- have bought The Associated Press Stylebook than any other journalism reference book. It provides facts and references for reporters, and defines usage, spelling, and grammar for editors. There are separate sections for journalists specializing in sports and business, and complete guidelines on how to write photo captions, file copy over a wire, proofread text, handle copyrights, and avoid libel.This edition of The AP Stylebook has been updated throughout to keep pace with world events, common usage, and the service's procedures. Its lay-flat binding allows writers to use the book while typing just as they would use a spiral-bound edition.

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Contents

Foreword
279
Public Officials Public Figures Public Issues
285
Applying the Rules
293
Copyright

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The Associated Press, founded in 1848, is the oldest and largest news organization in the world, serving as a source of news, photos, graphics, audio and video for more than one billion people a day. Bob Dole is the National Chairman of the campaign to build the National World War II Memorial. A World War II veteran seriously wounded on the battlefield and twice decorated with the Bronze Star and Purple Heart, Dole was the Republican nominee for president in 1996 and the longest-serving Republican Leader in the U.S. Senate.

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