9780738207407

The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law: With Internet Guide and Glossary

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  • ISBN13:

    9780738207407

  • ISBN10:

    0738207403

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/3/2002
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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Summary

More people write for the Associated Press than for any newspaper in the world, and more writers --over 1,750,000--have bought The AP Stylebook than any other journalism reference. 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 for how to write photo captions, proofread text, file copy over the wire, handle copyrights, and avoid libel. This new edition of the Stylebook has been fully updated with fifty new entries and revisions to more than one hundred others in order to keep pace with world events, common usage, and Associated Press procedures. More than 1.7 million copies sold

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Bibliography xiii
STYLEBOOK
Key
2(1)
An A to Z listing of guides to capitalization, abbreviation, spelling numerals and usage
3(122)
Internet guidelines
125(158)
Sports guidelines and style
283(21)
Business guidelines and style
304(21)
A Guide to Punctuation
325(15)
BRIEFING ON MEDIA LAW
Foreword
340(1)
Introduction
341(1)
What Is Libel?
342(1)
Liability for Republication
343(1)
Privileges
344(5)
Defenses
349(4)
Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Libel Law
353(5)
Summary of First Amendment Rules
358(1)
Public and Private Plaintiffs
359(2)
Miscellaneous
361(1)
Applying the Rules
362(2)
Points to Remember
364(1)
Access to Places of Information
365(4)
The Right of Privacy
369(5)
Copyright Guidelines
374(2)
PROOFREADERS' MARKS 376
ABOUT THE AP
Headquarters
381
U.S. Bureaus
382

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