Topic: “Standards”

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

A note about virus numbers

, by John Daniszewski

Numbers have been key to reporting on the current coronavirus health crisis. Data on the geographic spread and the acceleration or deacceleration of the contagion have been the foundation for understanding the battle. National and global metrics on cases, deaths and recovery are the battlefield statistics we need to tell this story.

Posted in Industry Insights

A conversation about trust in journalism

, by Patrick Maks

Speaking at a Society of Professional Journalists forum in Casper, Wyoming, Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News Noreen Gillespie addressed trust in the media and AP’s commitment to fact-based journalism.

Posted in Behind the News

Why we published a border deaths photo

, by John Daniszewski

AP decided on Tuesday to publish a photo of the bodies of a man and his 23-month-old daughter discovered Monday on the bank of the Rio Grande near Matamoros, Mexico, across the river from Brownsville, Texas.

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