A fully revised and updated edition of the bible of the newspaper industry
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.
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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
What's new v
Key to Stylebook entries vi
Stylebook: An a-to-z listing of guides to capitalization, abbreviation, spelling, numerals and usage. 1
Data journalism 345
Polls and surveys 351
Health and science 357
AP social media guidelines 365
Briefing on media law 475
AP statement of news values and principles 519
Editing marks 540
About the AP 543