English for Journalists
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.
Written in an accessible style, English for Journalists covers the fundamentals of grammar, the use of spelling, punctuation and journalistic writing; with each...more
Having a long-time familiarity with similar but heavier manuals of style I enjoyed this one.
Hicks doesn't aim too high and give some useful tips and hints even to a foreign reader like me.
The text is brilliantly divided into short chapters and dry paragraphs which makes it easy to follow.
What you see is what you get. With a pinch of good sense of humor.
Moreover the book reports a bunch of useful lists such as the foreign expres ...more