Exercise Book for Working with Words: A Handbook for Media Writers and Editors
- Combines the fine points of writing with the engaging spirit of journalistic style. "Working With Words teaches students the full spectrum of good ... Show synopsis - Combines the fine points of writing with the engaging spirit of journalistic style. "Working With Words teaches students the full spectrum of good journalistic skills--from mastery of English grammar and mechanics to understanding the importance of objectivity and accuracy.- Guidelines for writing for different media. "Working With Words offers three chapters (Chapters 14-16) that help students apply the principles of good writing to the particular requirements of print, radio, television, and web-based publications.- Journalism Tip boxes. Included in the grammar and mechanics sections, new boxes highlight specific tips for grammatical or stylistic issues facing journalists on the job, including coverage of active vs. passive voice in journalism, verbs in headlines, and punctuation style in headlines.