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AP (Associated Press)

From the beginning, AP reporters have written their dispatches for readers from diverse social, economic and educational backgrounds and a wide range of political views. The AP therefore strives to keep its writing style easy to read, concise and free of bias. The Associated Press Stylebook, first published in 1977, clarified the news organization's rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation and usage. Now in its sixth edition, the Stylebook is the standard style guide for most U.S. newspapers, magazines and public relations firms.

Example sites

Print guides

book jacket
The Associated Press stylebook and briefing on media law : with Internet guide and glossary / editor, Norm Goldstein.
Edition: Fully revised and updated.
Publication Info.: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Books, 2002.
Call Number: PN4783 .A83 2002
 

Style manuals in the University Libraries collections

Book and ebook versions of major styles guides.


EndNote at Virginia Tech

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EndNote Online

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