A
abbreviations, avoiding 126
accidents: in police reports 34, 37; as spot news 57, 989; tips on 49 see also traffic accidents
accuracy 34, 107, 120, 224, 256
active and passive voices 133
active voice 133, 138
actualities 2823
AD (assistant director) 221
ADDA 238
adjectives 111, 130, 142
ad-libbing 214, 21819, 227, 263, 265
advancing the story 33, 456
adverbs 111, 130, 142
affidavits 84
age, mentioning a person’s 1223
age discrimination 290
AHCJ (Association of Health Care Journalists) 92
Air Force bases 94
airports 75
“air quotes” 152
ALL CAPS 110, 298
AMS (American Meteorological Society) 978
anchors: appearance of 290, 299300; balancing 2667; banter between 263; characteristics of successful 2989; credibility of ...

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