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Generations in AP Style

This will be a quick post. In one of my recent writing projects, I was referencing statistics from a report that collected data from three generational groups. 49 more words

Use AP-Style Captions

Let’s all use Associated Press’s caption style, which means to add names and more complete caption information.  This comes from the University of Missouri:

You should never write a caption without having the image in front of you—DO NOT WRITE FROM MEMORY! 371 more words

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Skift: the future of travel and technology

By Sarah E. Donahue

Skift is a remarkable brand name which comes from the Nordic word meaning “shift” or “transformation,” and the company is all about that idea of transformation: “that shift into the future of travel.” The Skift brand has positioned itself at the center of the global travel industry and aims to be a “homepage” for travel tech information and intelligence. 217 more words

Advice from veteran sports writer Tommy Deas

Tommy Deas, executive sports editor at The Tuscaloosa News and former president of the Associated Press Sports Editors, offered terrific advice to students attending the… 476 more words

Sports Journalism

Becoming a Textbroker Author: The Sign-Up Article

Once you’ve registered as a Textbroker author and confirmed your email address, the next task on your to-do list is the sign-up article. The sign-up article is like your test article or resume. 856 more words


Turf War: AP vs. Chicago

A breakdown of the differences between these two styles would be a good post, but instead I’m just going to share some lighthearted Friday fun with you. 182 more words

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The singular "they" and guidance on gender

Rivaling the Oxford comma, the so-called singular they is one of the most debated grammar topics. What do I mean by “the singular they”? I’m referring to the use of they as a gender-neutral pronoun to mean he or she (and the use of them in place of him or her, and their instead of his or her). 473 more words