English For Journalists: Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Wynford HicksEnglish For Journalists: Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Wynford Hicks

English For Journalists: Twentieth Anniversary Edition

byWynford HicksEditorWynford Hicks

Paperback | July 25, 2013

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English for Journalistshas established itself in newsrooms the world over as an invaluable guide to the basics of English and to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon, which are specific to the language of journalism.

Written in a highly accessible and engaging style,English for Journalistscovers the fundamentals of grammar, spelling, punctuation and journalistic writing, with all points illustrated through a series of concise and illuminating examples. The book features practical, easy to follow advice with examples of common mistakes and problem words.

The twentieth anniversary edition features a new first chapter on the state of English today by author Wynford Hicks and includes updated examples to improve accessibility. This is an essential guide to written English for all practising journalists and students of journalism.

Wynford Hickshas worked as a reporter, subeditor, feature writer, editor and editorial consultant in magazines, newspapers and books, and as a teacher of journalism specialising in the use of English, subediting and writing styles. He is the author ofWriting for JournalistsandQuite Literally, and the co-author ofSubediting for Journali...
Title:English For Journalists: Twentieth Anniversary EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:213 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:July 25, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415661722

ISBN - 13:9780415661720

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Table of Contents

Introduction: How this book began  1. What kind of English?  2. Grammar: The Rules  3. Grammar: Top 10 Mistakes  4. Grammar: Problems and Confusions  5. Spelling  6. Punctuation  7. Reporting Speech  8. Style  9. Words  10. Foreign Words  11. Figures  Appendix: Bulletin Style Guide.  Glossary of terms used in journalism  Further reading