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The Associated Press guide to news writing

Author: René J Cappon; Associated Press.
Publisher: New York, NY : Prentice Hall, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René J Cappon; Associated Press.
ISBN: 0130536792 9780130536792
OCLC Number: 24011003
Notes: "An Arco book."
Revised edition of: The word.
Description: xii, 162 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Language: pompous, pedantic and plain --
News writing: information is not enough --
Leads: the agony of square one --
The case for the period --
Journalese --
Tone: the inner music of words --
Pitfalls: attributive verbs and loaded words --
Quotes: your words or mine? --
Color: dip your brush in small details --
Pseudo-color: clichés and other trespasses --
Features: a view from the poets' corner --
Usage: handling those hectoring hangups --
Bestiary: a compendium for the careful and the crotchety.
Responsibility: René J. Cappon.

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