Scope and Content

Document comprising articles entitled ‘Retired journalist revives profession's lost language’ by Bryce Miller, 7 October 1997, and ‘News Code Words Vanishing’ by Mike Feinsilber, 17 September 1997, and a review entitled ‘How did news and wire jargon come to be?’ by Louis M. Perez of the book Wirespeak: Codes and Jargon of the News Business by Richard M. Harnett