AP Stylebook

Media
People have criticized news outlets for using euphemisms like “racially charged” or “racially tinged,” particularly in reporting on President Donald Trump.
Queer Voices
The gender-neutral pronoun is used by many in the LGBTQ community.
Media
His name was Dick Benke. Tall, dark wiry hair, bespectacled. Short sleeve plaid shirts and khakis. Barely smiled. He was
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Comedy
While the earth was still magma, and I was in journalism school, there were certain rules by which we lived, and much of that priceless info came from a bible of sorts -- the Associated Press Stylebook.
Queer Voices
When most of the media refused to recognize Pfc. Manning as a woman, there was an outpouring of criticism of that action. Subsequently, both the Associated Press and The New York Times decided to violate their previous editorial policies. Here's the problem.
Media
Now, it's up to the likes of the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times to stop sitting there like the three monkeys who "see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil" and to cease using language that promotes misconceptions and hatred.
Latino Voices
Maybe now, news organizations beyond the Associated Press can focus on the covering new stories and opinion pieces about the lives of actual people as opposed to painting us all with the brush of a lazy, inaccurate and dehumanizing pejorative.
Latino Voices
Labeling people as illegal dehumanizes the person and it creates a subclass of people. I have always had visceral negative reaction whenever the word is uttered.
Media
It remains to be seen how many other news outlets will follow suit. Though many major organizations have already pledged
College
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Queer Voices
Industry watchdog Jim Romenesko published a reportedly internal memo about Associated Press terminology regarding gay and
Queer Voices
Those who are anti-gay have been railing against the use of the word "homophobia" by journalists and others for years and are cheering the AP for banning it. This comes at a critical juncture in the gay rights movement, when anti-gay forces appear to be losing ground.
Queer Voices
The editors at the AP Stylebook have announced that they are "discouraging" use of the word "homophobia." They made their decision without consultation with the nation's leading LGBTQ organizations, leaders, activists and newspapers. That is a problem.
Media
The times are changing and the Associated Press is changing with them, it seems. The news organization released the Associated
Media
The Associated Press decided to remove the hyphen from "e-mail" in its Stylebook--the bible for many media outlets--on Friday