English for Journalists (Media Skills) by Wynford Hicks

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Wynford Hicks. Rating details 29 ratings 1 review. English for Journalists is an invaluable guide not only to the basics of English, but to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon, which are specific to the language of journalism/5(1). Book Description English for Journalists has established itself as an invaluable guide to the basics of English in newsrooms the world over, focusing on the essential aspects of writing, from reporting speech to the house styles and jargon central to the language of journalism.

Essential English is the essential writing tool book for journalists and editors. I was first introduced to this book whilst studying journalism at The University of Sheffield in the UK. It quickly became one of my favourites.

It is a mix of a reference book and textbook/5(33). The book. PUBLICATION DATE: FALL PAGES. More than half a million journalists are working around the world, according to the International Federation of Journalists, and thousands of them are reporting and writing in English – specifically, American English –.

This brisk and pungent guide to the use of words as tools of communication is written primarily for journalists, yet its lessons are of immense value to all who face the problem of giving information, whether to the general public or within business, professional or social organizations.

What makes a good English sentence?/5. Writing for Journalists Author: Wynford Hicks,Adams Sally,Harriett Gilbert,Tim Holmes,Jane Bentley Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Category: Language Arts &. English for Journalists has established itself as an invaluable guide to the basics of English in newsrooms the world over, focusing on the essential aspects of writing, from reporting speech to the house styles and jargon central to the language of journalism.

The book features practical, easy to follow rules, the correct and incorrect. This book brings CUNY’s English-language coaching to you. This book is aimed at media professionals using English at the high-intermediate and advanced levels. For those who learned English less formally, it reviews basic grammatical terms and defines common media jargon.

Some early praise for American English. Hane interviews journalists who adeptly navigate the Web to find sources, information and documents to strengthen their stories.

It’s a Q&A format with tons of references to useful sites. It’s a little dated for today’s readers, English for Journalists book this book influenced me as a young reporter and helped me see the potential of online journalism.

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