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Ros Atkins – The Art of Explanation

We are delighted to welcome Ros to Manchester Central Library, where he will be discussing his book in conversation.

Explanation – conveying meaning – is an art. And the BBC presenter and journalist Ros Atkins, creator of the viral ‘Ros Atkins on…‘ explainer videos, is something of a master of the form.

In this book, Ros shares the secrets he has learned from years of working in high-pressure newsrooms, identifying the ten elements of a good explanation and the seven steps you need to take to express yourself as persuasively and accurately as possible.

Whether you need to articulate your thoughts clearly for business, educational or social purposes, The Art of Explanation is a must-read for anyone who wants to improve their communication skills.

Whether you’re preparing for a presentation, writing a report, taking an exam, interviewing for a job, seeing a doctor or facing a tricky conversation with a loved one, this is the ultimate guide to communicating as effectively as possible.

Ros Atkins is BBC News’ Analysis Editor and the creator and presenter of Outside Source on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News. His ‘Ros Atkins on…’ explainer videos have become a phenomenon, garnering millions of views across multiple BBC platforms, making Ros one of the BBC’s most-watched journalists. He also co-presents The Media Show on Radio 4, and the innovative topical BBC One programme, Ros Atkins On The Week.

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