ERIC Number: EJ621211
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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The "J" in Journalism Does NOT Mean Jibberish.
Evans, George P.
Student Press Review, v73 n2 p14-17 Nov 1997
Notes that incidents abound of student journalists using jargon. Suggests that the best "rule" about avoiding jargon is: "Impress your audience by plainly and clearly explaining difficult material." Concludes that jargon harms and clouds the clarity of student journalism and the confidence in the student press. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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