The Canadian Press Stylebook: Bestselling guide for writing and editing

Editor Patti Tasko

The Canadian Press | January 1, 2004 | Trade Paperback

The Canadian Press Stylebook: Bestselling guide for writing and editing is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.

This is the book that will tell you whether it's Saint John's or St. John's, Nfld. Why Internet is capitalized but intranet isn't. How to convert square miles into square kilometres. If Canadians sing O Canada or Oh, Canada.

This 13th edition includes:

  • Easy-to-follow guidelines on capitalization and punctuation
  • A chapter on writing for and about the Internet
  • Sections on headline writing, including a glossary of headline-friendly words; and how to cover terrorism and scare stories
  • Current listings and spellings on countries and cities around the world (complements the CP Caps and Spelling book that lists hundreds of the most troublesome words in alphabetical order)
  • Up-to-date information on changes to Canada's laws on polls, elections and youth justice
  • Current advice on how to use access-to-information laws
  • Format: Trade Paperback

    Dimensions: 478 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1 in

    Published: January 1, 2004

    Publisher: The Canadian Press

    Language: English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10: 0920009328

    ISBN - 13: 9780920009321

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    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for the Budding PR Pro This book doubles as a text and resource, not only does it explore the guidelines for excellent writing but ensures that a person cannot really go wrong with a Press or News Release. As an investment, this is a book that will be of use forever.
    Date published: 2000-09-14

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    The Canadian Press Stylebook: Bestselling guide for writing and editing

    The Canadian Press Stylebook: Bestselling guide for writing and editing

    Editor Patti Tasko

    Format: Trade Paperback

    Dimensions: 478 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1 in

    Published: January 1, 2004

    Publisher: The Canadian Press

    Language: English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10: 0920009328

    ISBN - 13: 9780920009321

    From the Publisher

    This is the book that will tell you whether it's Saint John's or St. John's, Nfld. Why Internet is capitalized but intranet isn't. How to convert square miles into square kilometres. If Canadians sing O Canada or Oh, Canada.

    This 13th edition includes:

  • Easy-to-follow guidelines on capitalization and punctuation
  • A chapter on writing for and about the Internet
  • Sections on headline writing, including a glossary of headline-friendly words; and how to cover terrorism and scare stories
  • Current listings and spellings on countries and cities around the world (complements the CP Caps and Spelling book that lists hundreds of the most troublesome words in alphabetical order)
  • Up-to-date information on changes to Canada's laws on polls, elections and youth justice
  • Current advice on how to use access-to-information laws
  • From the Jacket

    If you want a down-to-earth guide on writing cleanly, accurately and concisely, as well as a one-stop reference book with reliable information on everything from the currency of Argentina to what a person from Labrador is called, turn to the CP Stylebook.

    The Canadian Press Stylebook is the bible consulted by journalists at Canada's national news agency as they deliver hundreds of stories each day to newspapers, broadcasters and Internet sites.

    It is also an indispensable guide for public relations writers, corporate communicators, and web and magazine editors - in fact, just about anyone looking for practical answers to questions on writing and editing.