The Associated Press Stylebook: 2022-2024

The Associated Press Stylebook: 2022-2024

by Associated Press
The Associated Press Stylebook: 2022-2024

The Associated Press Stylebook: 2022-2024

by Associated Press

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Overview

Master the style guidelines of news writing, editing, and common usage with this indispensable guide perfect for students and professional writers everywhere.
The style of The Associated Press is the gold standard for news writing. With the AP Stylebook in hand, you can learn how to write and edit with the clarity and professionalism for which their writers and editors are famous.

The AP Stylebook will help you master the AP’s rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, word and numeral usage, and when to use “more than” instead of “over.” To make navigating these specialty chapters even easier, the Stylebook includes a comprehensive index.

Fully revised and updated to keep pace with world events, common usage, and AP procedures, the AP Stylebook is the one reference that all writers, editors and students cannot afford to be without.

This edition contains more than 300 new and revised entries, including:
-       A new chapter on inclusive storytelling: its importance and how to achieve it.
-       Detailed guidance on writing about people with disabilities and disabled people.
-       Many updates on immigration, the coronavirus, gender and race-related coverage, including the capitalization of Black and expanded use of singular they.
-       A revised chapter on religion, with guidance on when Catholic rather than Roman Catholic should be used on first reference.
-       A thoroughly updated chapter on using social media for reporting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541601659
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 07/05/2022
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 25,113
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

The Associated Press (www.ap.org) is a not-for profit news cooperative that delivers fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world. Founded in 1846, AP today is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. Distributed by satellite and the Internet to more than 120 nations, AP services daily reach more than one billion people. With headquarters in New York City, the AP has over 3,700 employees in more than 300 locations worldwide.

Table of Contents

Foreword v

What's new vi

Contributors ix

Stylebook: how we do it x

Key to Stylebook entries xii

Stylebook 1

An a-to-z listing of guides to capitalization, abbreviation, spelling, numerals and usage.

Punctuation 323

Business 337

Inclusive storytelling 349

Data journalism 357

Polls and surveys 363

Health and science 370

AP social media guidelines 378

Digital security for journalists 385

Religion 390

Sports 423

Briefing on media law 453

AP statement of news values and principles 497

Editing marks 511

Bibliography 512

About the AP 515

Index 516

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