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Wednesday, 22 December 2004

Writing English

Filed under: — Sebastian Kirsch @ 13:07

For the German language, there exists a classic book for journalists that teaches a clear and understandable style: Deutsch für Profis by Wolf Schneider, the former head of the Hamburg journalists’ school. It is required reading for a number of magazines, for example c’t magazine.

I was looking for a similar book for English style and found the following works:

The last three are probably of more interest to newspaper journalists, but I will check out the first two to see whether they are comparable to the German style guide mentioned before.

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