Topic: “AP Style”

Posted in Announcements

Why we will lowercase white

, by John Daniszewski

AP style will continue to lowercase the term white in racial, ethnic and cultural senses. This decision follows our move last month to capitalize Black in such uses. We consulted with a wide group of people internally and externally around the globe and considered a variety of commentary in making these decisions.

Posted in Announcements

The decision to capitalize Black

, by John Daniszewski

We are today making an important change to AP style that stems from a long and fruitful conversation among news leaders, editors and diverse members of our staff and external groups and organizations.

Posted in Products and Services

Previewing a new AP Stylebook

, by Patrick Maks

During a virtual panel at the ACES: The Society for Editing national conference on Friday, AP Stylebook Editor Paula Froke announced that this year’s AP Stylebook will include new guidance on gender-neutral language.

Posted in Behind the News

In a ‘flash’: Alerting news of the president’s impeachment

, by John Daniszewski

At 8:34 p.m. ET on Wednesday, AP pushed out the news, “President Donald Trump impeached by US House of Representatives.”

Posted in Announcements

An update on AP style on Kyiv

, by John Daniszewski

We are making a significant change in our style for the Ukrainian capital city Kiev. It will henceforth be written in text, captions and datelines as Kyiv.

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