The Associated Press stylebook and libel manual: including guidelines on photo captions, filing the wire, proofreaders' marks, copyright

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Addison-Wesley, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 338 pages
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Completely updated to keep pace with the AP's procedures and events around the world, this journalist's "bible" provides detailed guidelines on how to write photo captions, file copy over a news wire, proofread text, and avoid libel. Referred to by more than one million writers and journalists.

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This style guide is perhaps the third (or maybe fourth) choice amidst what is out there, but it is a standard. In the end it all comes down to what the instructor is expecting (and they will often ... Read full review

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If you need a guide for how to write to journalistic standards, this is definitely one place to go. The version I read, while very informative, was published before the widespread acceptance of the ... Read full review


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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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