News editing in the "80s text and exercises by William L. Rivers

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Copy-reading,
  • Journalism -- Editing

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Other titlesNews editing in the eighties.
StatementWilliam L. Rivers.
SeriesWadsworth series in mass communication
LC ClassificationsPN4784.C75 R58 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3493709M
ISBN 100534012698
LC Control Number82013615

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