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The stuff, Day 11

Here is an Associated Press style book from around 2000-2002.

It’s seen a lot.

Maybe it will see more. Donating to thrift…


Confounded by Capitalization?

Me too. And what makes it extra confusing? The fact that different style guides recommend capitalizing different words. Let’s review one of the big guys: … 288 more words

Writing/editing Advice

Web Writing Basics

When looking through varying sites, there is a certain style of writing that we are unconsciously attracted to. For all the people out there interested in starting a blog, or any website for that matter, mimicking this writing style is the best way to make your website readable for your audience. 255 more words

AP Stylebook and the importance of keeping up with modern communication

By: Raneisha Stassin

Anybody who studied public relations will most likely come into contact with the Associated Press Stylebook (AP Stylebook for short) and learn to get accustomed to annual updates. 310 more words


New AP style issues

Here is a look at a five changes in the 2016 AP Stylebook:

AP style changes

Journalism Education

Are journalists unethical for republishing press releases without attribution? 

Proper attribution is the bread and butter for anyone using AP style or writing news articles. Because of the increasing workload that many journalists are burdened with they often look to public relations practitioners for story ideas and press releases to help alleviate this burden while making their personal deadlines. 601 more words

Another Word on Apostrophes

Apostrophes can be tricksters, and one of the trickier uses of them is possession versus description. According to some sources, including the AP Style Guide, some nouns merely… 285 more words

Grammar Advice