WEBINAR ON DEMAND

The AP Stylebook: A seasoned journalist's guide to better writing and communicating

Writing • AP Stylebook • Editing • Communications

AP style is not set it and forget it. You don't learn it once like arithmetic in elementary school. It evolves as language changes and gains new words and phrases as they appear in news. For example, the edition released on May 27 will include entries on the coronavirus and COVID-19.

What better way to get up to speed on what's new in AP style than joining this webinar on demand, led by the editor herself? Gather your team and join this can't-miss webinar on demand featuring Paula Froke, lead editor of the AP Stylebook, as she updates us on the style changes in the latest edition of the AP Stylebook.

You'll discover:

  • What's in the COVID-19 topical guide.
  • New guidance on climate change and global warming.
  • Revised guidance on gun terms, including semi-automatic rifle, assault rifle and assault weapon.
  • Lifting the ban on the commonly used term preheat to refer to heating an oven to a specific temperature before cooking.

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AGENDA

Language is constantly evolving, and AP style evolves with it.

Join this webinar on demand to hear what will appear in the new edition of the AP Stylebook and gain insights from the Stylebook editor herself, Paula Froke, into how and why changes are made.

Some of these changes include:

  • New guidance on climate change and global warming.
  • Revised guidance on gun terms, including semi-automatic rifle, assault rifle and assault weapon.
  • A new entry that advises older adult(s) or older person/people are preferred terms over senior citizens, seniors or elderly as a general term.
  • An entry on use of homeless and homelessness.
  • Allowing the use of the plus symbol when it is pronounced as part of a company, brand or event name.
  • Lifting the ban on the commonly used term preheat to refer to heating an oven to a specific temperature before cooking.
Paula Froke, Editor, The AP Stylebook, Associated Press

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Editor, The AP Stylebook
Associated Press
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Top reasons to attend this webinar on demand

  • You'll hear from the AP Stylebook Editor on the recent changes and additions to the AP Stylebook.
  • You'll receive all presentations and handouts.
  • You're guaranteed extensive, how-to instruction that you can use immediately.
  • You can attend this immersive session without leaving your desk.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

You should attend if you spend at least a quarter of your time in any of these areas:

Brand journalism • Content marketing • Crisis communications • Executive communication • Public relations • Social media • Storytelling • Writing and editing • Marketing • Community relations

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