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The style of the Associated Press is the gold standard for news writing. WithThe AP Stylebook in hand, you can learn how to write and edit with the clarity and professionalism for which they are famous. Fully revised and updated, this new edition contains more than 3,000 A to Z entriesâincluding more than 200 new onesâdetailing the APâs rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, and word and numeral usage. Youâll find answers to such wide-ranging questions as:
Â· When should the names of government bodies be spelled out and when should they be abbreviated?
Â· What are the general definitions of the major religious movements?
Â· Which companies do the big media conglomerates own?
Â· Who are all the members of the British Commonwealth?
Â· How should box scores for baseball games be filed?
Â· What constitutes âfair useâ?
Â· What exactly does the Freedom of Information Act cover?
With invaluable additional sections on the unique guidelines for business and sports reporting and on how you can guard against libel and copyright infringement,The AP Stylebook is the one reference that all writers, editors, and students cannot afford to be without.