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ERIC Number: EJ624610
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-3535
Ryan, Scoobie
Communication: Journalism Education Today, v34 n4 p9-15 Sum 2001
Argues that writing for the media is utilitarian (not formal) writing, and that slang is acceptable when it conveys meaning. Argues that student journalists need to learn how to analyze slang so they know when to use it and when to avoid it. Offers advice for teachers, and includes two exercises for students on slang. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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