Webster's New World Dictionary of Media & Communications Review

Webster's New World Dictionary of Media & Communications
by Richard Weiner
MacMillan, July, 1996.
Trade Paperback, 678 pages.
ISBN: 0028606116
Ordering information: Amazon.com.

Cover of Webster's New World Dictionary of Media & Communications by Richard Weiner

How well do you know the jargon in the world of new media? Concerned about not knowing what a Foley editor (from television and screenwriting), a GOAT (used by the New Yorker), croquis (from the fashion design world) or a duckfoot quote (English punctuation term) is? Help is on the way! The vastly expanded and revised edition of the New Media Dictionary is a comprehensive guide of technical and slang terms in 28 fields including advertising, computer, film, journalism, marketing, printing, public relations, publishing, radio, telecommunications, television and theater. With 35,000 entries, this dictionary is invaluable for professionals in the media, communications, journalism and broadcast fields as well as to freelancers, writers, students and film and media buffs. The dictionary also includes a mountain of other crucial information such as postal information, typography, word origins, nicknames, common errors, library science and computer terms and much more.

Written by public relations expert and lexicographer Richard Weiner, the founder of the public relations firm that launched The Cabbage Patch Kids, this dictionary is one you'll want to keep handy. A must-have for those in the media and communications fields.

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