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AMUST Style Guide for Writers

AMUST Style Guide for Writers Version 2 updated Thursday 18 July 2019   A style guide or style manual is a set of standards for writing, formatting and designing a specific document, a book or set of regular publications. AMUST Style Guide and AMUST Style Checklist AMUST has developed a comprehensive style manual AMUST Style Guide (ASG) and a summarised version, AMUST Style Checklist (ASC), to be used for writers for their online submissions on AMUST multimedia platform. AMUST Style Guide (ASG) for writers, contributors, columnists as well as advertisers establishes standard style requirements to ensure best practice in communication and consistency on AMUST multimedia platform including monthly print/digital newspaper, weekly Email Newsletter, Website and Social Media. ASG/ASC provides help to AMUST writers to upload their articles with images using consistent and precise language, abbreviations, layout and formatting for minimum editing and acceptance by the editors resulting in the prompt publication of their submissions. Typical structure of a media article AMUST is a positive news platform and general media articles for submissions need to use a writing style different from the structure used in essay writings in schools or universities or writings for publication in journals. Conventional writing structure use introduction, starting with the premise, working through the methods and discussion and coming to a conclusion while media articles usually start with the conclusion and the main message that needs to be conveyed. The general structure of...

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Top teams India and Australia out of Cricket World Cup

India and Australia men’s cricket teams, widely anticipated to win the Cricket World Cup 2019, topping the points table during the group matches, crashed during the semi-finals completed last night. Both Indian and Australian top order batsmen, with top scores during the tournament being held in England, were out with single figure scores within the first few overs during the semi-finals, leaving New Zealand and England to contest the final to be held on Sunday 14 July. Australia was thrashed last night (Sydney time) by England, during the second semi-final, winning by eight wickets within 33 overs of the 50...

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AMUST: Celebrating 5 years of Muslim Media

Its time to celebrate. Seena Incorporated, the producers of AMUST is organising the AMUST Awards Night and Gala Dinner in Sydney on Saturday 20 July 2019 celebrating 5 years of Muslim media with the Australasian Muslim Times AMUST reaching a milestone with its news platform by recognising people who have contributed to this success story. The Awards Night and Gala Dinner will be attended by AMUST team members including producers, writers, distributors and advertisers as well as community and interfaith leaders, politicians, government officials and other members of our diverse community. With its publication of Issue#163 June 2019, AMUST...

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Wellington Award for Imam Nizam Thanvi

Imam Nizam ul Haque Thanvi was presented with the 2019 Wellington Award by the Mayor of Wellington, Mr Justin Lester last month in recognition of his positive leadership for the community. Four Muslims were recognised out of a total of 12 New Zealanders for being absolutely positively Wellingtonians. Earlier in March Imam Nizam Thanvi at a landmark occasion recited Quran in the New Zealand National Parliament in his most melodious voice on Friday 22 March exactly one week after the Christchurch mosque attacks. The Muslim community showed strong level headed leadership in the wake of the tragic Christchurch attacks...

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President Morsi remembered during global funeral prayers

Dr Mohamed Morsi, 67, who died on Monday 17 June 2019 while imprisoned, was the only democratically elected head of state in Egyp’s modern history. His death caused outrage in the international community with millions all over the world participating in his Salatul-Janaza-Alghaib (absentee funeral prayer) while the news of his death was barely mentioned in the Egyptian press. In Sydney, the prayers attended by thousands at the Gallipoli mosque on Tuesday 18 June were led by the Grand Mufti of Australia Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed while Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman, President of ANIC during his address said that the death...

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