The Associated Press Stylebook 2019: and Briefing on Media Law

The Associated Press Stylebook 2019: and Briefing on Media Law

by Associated Press


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541699892
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 06/11/2019
Edition description: New
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 999
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

The Associated Press ( 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 iv

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

Punctuation 320

Business 333

Data journalism 345

Polls and surveys 351

Health and science 357

AP social media guidelines 365

Religion 383

Sports 411

Food 442

Fashion 464

Briefing on media law 475

AP statement of news values and principles 519

Broadcast 533

Editing marks 540

Bibliography 541

About the AP 543

Index 544

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