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  • Writing for Visual Mediaby Anthony Friedmann

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    Writing for Visual Media looks at the fundamental problems a writer faces in learning to create content for media that is to be seen rather than read. It takes you from basic concepts to practice through a seven-step method that helps you identify a communications problem, think it through, and find a resolution before beginning to write. Through... more...

  • Writing New Mediaby Anne Wysocki

    Utah State University Press 2007; US$ 23.95

    As new media mature, the changes they bring to writing in college are many and suggest implications not only for the tools of writing, but also for the contexts, personae, and conventions of writing. An especially visible change has been the increase of visual elements-from typographic flexibility to the easy use and manipulation of color and images.... more...

  • Writing about Musicby D. Kern Holoman

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 13.56

    How do you spell "Mendelssohn"? Where do you place the hyphen in "Beethoven" if it breaks between two lines? Is it "premiere" or "premiŤre"? The answers and much more can be found in this completely revised and updated resource for authors, students, editors, concert producers?anyone who deals with classical music in print. This essential volume covers... more...

  • Watch Your Wordsby Marda Dunsky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 16.99

    The third edition of Watch Your Words ?updated according to changes in AP style?is a handbook for quick classroom and newsroom use that is consistent with The Associated Press Stylebook and establishes a baseline for language-skills knowledge in the areas of punctuation, grammar, usage, and AP style. more...

  • Good Writing for Journalistsby Angela Phillips

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 60.00

    This is a book about the art of writing for newspapers and magazine, but doesn't look at punctuation, spelling, and the stylistic conventions of ?everyday? journalism. Instead, Good Writing For Journalists presents extended examples of writing which are powerful, memorable, colorful, or funny. Each piece is contextualized and analyzed encouraging... more...

  • unSpunby Brooks Jackson; Kathleen Hall Jamieson

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00

    Americans are bombarded daily with mixed messages, half-truths, misleading statements, and out-and-out fabrications masquerading as facts. The news media?once the vaunted watchdogs of our republic?are often too timid or distracted to identify these deceptions. unSpun is the secret decoder ring for the twenty-first-century world of disinformation.... more...

  • E-Writingby Dianna Booher

    Pocket Books 2001; US$ 24.99

    Are you guilty of e-mail "trigger finger"? Do you constantly "cc" people you never even see? What are today's rules for conducting business over the Internet? Now, The Elements of Style meets "the Miss Manners of memos" in the ultimate writing guide for the digital age. In an era when written communication in the workplace is more crucial than... more...

  • No Uncertain Termsby William Safire

    Simon & Schuster 2003; US$ 23.99

    There is no wittier, more amiable or more astute word maven than Pulitzer Prize≠winning columnist William Safire. For many people, the first item on the agenda for Sunday morning is to sit down and read Safire's "On Language" column in The New York Times Magazine, then to compose a "Gotcha" letter to the Times. Each of his books on language is... more...

  • New Media Languageby Jean Aitchison; Diana Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    Investigating how changes to the world's media have affected, and been affected by, language this book explores a wide range of topics looking at the important and wide-ranging implications of these changes on the world - and our world-view. more...

  • MediaWritingby W. Richard Whitaker; Janet E. Ramsey; Ronald D. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 66.95

    This book provides beginning newswriting students with a primer for developing the skills needed for work in the media industry. As such, it is a hands-on writing text for students preparing in all professional areas of communication--journalism, broadcasting, telecommunication, and public relations. more...